This Warm Italian Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh veggies, Parmesan cheese, and tender noodles tossed in a balsamic dressing for a satisfying comfort food you’ll love.
Slice tomatoes down the center. In a large bowl, add the tomatoes, thinly sliced shallots, minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic, juice of lemon, salt, and pepper.
Stir to combine, and let the mixture sit for 20 minutes or until the tomatoes have released their juice.
Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Reserve about 1/2 cup of pasta water.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the tomato mixture, warm cooked pasta, olives, parsley, basil, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, and 1/4 cup reserved pasta water.
Toss to combine, ensuring the noodles are well coated with the oil and tomato juices.
Add remaining pasta water, as needed. Serve warm, and enjoy!