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Ramen Noodles Salad Recipe | Simple Antipasto Salad

A ramen noodle salad with a Rada Non-Scratch Spoon in the background.

If you’ve got some ramen noodles on hand but want to shake up your typical recipe, try this deliciously simple antipasto salad!

Antipasto Salad Recipe

Simple Antipasto Salad Ingredients

What you will need:

  • 2 (3oz.) pkgs. Ramen noodles, any flavor
  • ½ C sliced pepperoni (we used mini pepperoni)
  • ½ C ripe olives
  • ¼ C sliced Bermuda onion
  • Italian salad dressing

In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Remove seasoning packets from ramen packages and discard or reserve for another use.

Break up noodles coarsely and add to boiling water; cook for 3 minutes or until tender.

Drain noodles and rinse in cold water; drain again.

Simple Antipasto Ingredients added to noodles

Place noodles in a medium bowl and add pepperoni, olives and onion.

Add dressing to your anitpasto salad

Drizzle with dressing and toss lightly. Serve promptly or chill to serve cold.

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Watch Kristy’s Video

The following video will take you step by step on how to make antipasto salad with Kristy in the Rada test kitchen.

Video Transcript:

Hi, Kristy in the Rada Kitchen. Hey, what’s easy, cheap and fast? Ramen noodles of course! But now you can go beyond the usual broth and noodles and make recipes with our “Oodles & Oodles of Ramen Noodles”. You can make everything from soups, salads, main dishes, crunchy snacks and sweet desserts. There’s over 120 recipes for ramen noodles. Today we’re going to make the Simple Antipasto Salad.

The ingredients are 1/4 cup sliced onion, 2 3 ounce packages of ramen noodles (any flavor), a 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni or I am going to use the mini’s, a 1/2 cup ripe olives, Italian salad dressing and then you will need 4 cups of water to boil the noodles in. In a medium sauce pan over high heat you’ll cook just the noodles and you will want to remove the seasoning packet from the noodles, you can use that later. I’m going to put this in the water and I am going to cook it for about 3 minutes. You can break them up real course they don’t have to be chopped or anything. Now while those are cooking, I’m going to thinly slice this onion. We only need a fourth cup so I am not going to take too much. Now this salad will be ready to serve right away or you can put it in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use it.

So I boiled my noodles for about 3 minutes, I drained them, I rinsed them in cold water and I drained them again and now I am ready to add the ingredients. So I am going to add the olives, the pepperoni and the onion. And then you’ll drizzle it with the Italian dressing and then you’ll toss it lightly. And that’s the Simple Antipasto Salad from the cookbook, “Oodles & Oodles of Ramen Noodles.”

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