The New Italian Pasta Salad

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Ingredients

For the salad
1/2 pound Pasta short shapes
1/2 pound Cherry tomatoes halved or quartered
2 ounces Sun-dried tomatoes chopped
1/4 cup Olives black
1/3 cup Basil not packed, chopped
1 clove Garlic minced
2 ounces Arugula
1 cup Mozzarella mini buffalo
1 ounce Parmesan cheese shavings
For the dressing
6 tbsp Olive oil
3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp Natural Honey
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste

Nutritional information

573
Calories
28.7g
Fat
52.4g
Carbohydrate
13.4g
Protein
10mg
Cholesterol
400mg
Sodium
Ingredients
  • For the salad

  • For the dressing

The New Italian Pasta Salad

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The New Italian Pasta Salad is the new Italian kid on the block! An authentic salad combining all things Italian! Pasta, cherry tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, chopped basil, garlic, arugula and Italian cheeses like mozzarella and Parmesan.

It’s just a heavenly medley, I almost want to break out into opera! Sing with joy, yourself, when you try this classic pasta salad. Pair it with a glass of Pinot red, Bella!

To make The New Italian Pasta Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for The New Italian Pasta Salad

So, how to make The New Italian Pasta Salad?

Steps to make The New Italian Pasta Salad

1

Prepare dressing

1

In a small jar, mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper together. Store it in the fridge, until you're ready to use it.

2

Cook pasta

15

In a pot of. Boiling water, cook the pasta for between 9-15 minutes, according to the directions on the package. Drain and rinse under cold water.

3

Prepare salad

2

In a large bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, chopped basil, garlic and arugula and toss well.

4

Add cheese

1

Add the cheeses and carefully toss again, ensuring the cheese doesn’t crumble too much.

5

Dress salad

1

Toss the salad in the prepared salad dressing, just before serving! (Dressing the salad before will wilt the vegetables.)

6

Serve

Serve immediately!

Try this New Italian Pasta Salad for your authentic Italian lunchtime salad. The prep work is simple and if the salad dressing is already premade, then you’re set to go in the mornings! Take it to work and share with your colleagues, snap us some office selfies and tag #cookmerecipes in your posts!

Nina dreams of gender equality and for women all over the world to feel empowered and enjoy the same freedom she has. She’s a careful consumer, believing that by being more conscious about the way we live we can make the world a better place! Already a vegetarian, she uses animal products sparingly and tries to produce as little waste as possible. Most of her recipes are vegan as a result!

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Athina

So delicious! Bravo!

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