Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Garlic, Tomato and Fresh Basil with Orecchiette Pasta
Garlic, Tomato and Fresh Basil with Orecchiette Pasta
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1 lb Orecchiette
¼ cup Olive oil extra-virgin
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
Kosher Salt to taste
Black pepper freshly ground , to taste
1 clove Garlic minced
1 pt Cherry tomatoes halved
¼ cup Basil torn, for garnish

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Bruschetta Pasta Salad


Let’s break down this Bruschetta Pasta Salad recipe because we all love Italian bruschetta, any sort of feel good pasta and if you add the word “salad” to the end, you’ll automatically feel like this may be a healthier recipe, and so it’s all a win! This bowl really has an authentic Italian flavor palette of orecchiette pasta tossed with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh garlic, colorful cherry tomatoes and topped with some freshly torn basil leaves for garnishing! Great for a Mother’s Day brunch menu idea!

To make Bruschetta Pasta Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Steps to make Bruschetta Pasta Salad


Cook pasta


In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook 1 pound of orecchiette pasta according to package instructions until cooked to al dente. Then, drain and set aside to add to the salad.


Prepare dressing


In a small mixing bowl, whisk ¼ cup of olive oil with 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar and season with salt and ground black pepper, to taste, until well combined and incorporated.


Toss salad


In a salad bowl, toss the cooked pasta with 1 clove of minced garlic and 1 pint of colorful cherry tomato halves until well mixed.


Add dressing


Pour the prepared salad dressing over the salad and toss to generously coat.



Garnish with fresh torn basil leaves to serve. Enjoy!

Are you celebrating Mother’s Day? Then we suggest adding this Bruschetta Pasta Salad to your menu. A wonderful, light and fresh pasta dish perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner. Italian food is one of my favorite cuisines. What is yours? Let us know and tag us in some of your Mother’s Day pictures online using our hashtag #cookmerecipes!

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Total Reviews: 12
Emiliana Borroel

Very tasty and simple meal enjoyed every bite thanks so much for sharing it with us.

Micah Gopez

Taste just as it looks Delicious! 5 stars from me for sure would recommend it to everyone.

Everleigh Zohn

Vegan and Italian!? No way I'm missing out on this can't wait to try it for lunch tonight.

Kynlee Glatter

My all time favorite Italian dish never tasted anything else like this and it's even more amazing cause I made it myself haha.

Elodie Buechele

Another vibrant and tasty meal from the one and only Lilly!

Ailani Zenker

Wishing I had such a great looking kitchen like the pictures lol but atleast my meal looked wonderful and tasted great.

Milani Gefre

Easily my favorite recipe on this website can't wait to try everything else on here, hopefully more pasta salads!

Sally Bridewell

Loved it! Best pasta salad I've ever had even added some sundried tomatoes soaked in oil to this tasted fantastic.

Sloan Derico

This was actually so freaking tasty loved this bruschetta pasta.

Emerald Toay

I accidenlty used some sunflower oil instead of olive oil but I don't think there was a huge difference in taste luckily (tried both the second time with the correct oil) so don't worry too much if you make the same mistake as I.

Alayah Porada

Blt pasta salad had a bit more flavor but I enjoyed this nonetheless


My kids love this pasta salad! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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