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Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe


This Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe is super simple, easy, and takes hardly any time at all. It’s full of fresh veggies and chewy pasta, making it a hearty and satisfying meal any day of the week.


  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed/dried, and torn
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/4 cup frozen or canned corn kernels, drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced olives
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 cup croutons
  • 1/2 cup MarzettiĀ® Simply DressedĀ® Caesar Dressing, divided
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced, for garnish


  1. In a large heavy pot, cook pasta in well salted water just to al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain well and toss with 1/4 cup of the caesar dressing.
  2. In a serving bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, corn, olives, and parmesan. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat. Add the pasta and gently toss again. Sprinkle croutons and green onions on top.
  3. Serve immediately.