We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. May 19, 2021 · Best Pasta Salad Ingredients. Fusilli Pasta – This is the corkscrew-shaped pasta, short or long; Cherry Tomatoes – Sweeter and less acidic than regular tomatoes; Hard Salami – Smokey and sumptuous, it’s the perfect addition to this salad; Roasted Red Peppers – Or grilled piquillo peppers; Red Onion – For flavor and crunch; Italian Parsley – The flat-leaved parsley with robust flavor