Skip to main content

Penne Rigate Recipes

Spanish Charcuterie Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad
Makes 8 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes
recipe image

Made with

Penne Rigate


  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup thin slices dried Spanish chorizo cut in half
  • 1/3 cup sliced Spanish olives
  • 3 ounces shaved jamón serrano ham or prosciutto
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs cut into quarters
  • Fresh oregano and thyme for garnish (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl; set aside.
  2. In small bowl combine oil, vinegar, shallots, garlic, oregano, thyme, mustard, paprika, salt and pepper, as desired. Whisk vigorously until well mixed; set aside.
  3. Add tomatoes, chorizo and olives to pasta. Whisk dressing; add to pasta mixture and toss to combine. Arrange salad on large platter. Tear ham into strips. Arrange ham and egg quarters on salad. Garnish with a sprinkling of fresh oregano and thyme, if desired.

Note: Chorizo and jamón serrano ham can be widely found at most grocery stores and specialty grocery stores in the deli department. Sometimes you can also find them pre-sliced and packaged in the specialty lunch meats section.

Nutrition Facts

320 Calories

37g Carbohydrates

3g Saturated Fat

580mg Sodium

14g Fat

15g Protein

100mg Cholesterol

5g Dietary Fiber

Find Dreamfields Pasta near you.

Find Dreamfields at your favorite grocery and retail stores nationwide. Also available online.

Find a store