Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Easy Creamy Pasta Salad Recipe



Pasta is a kind of noodle made from unleavened dough of wheat or buckwheat flour and water, sometimes with other ingredients such as eggs and vegetable extracts. Pastas include varieties that are filled with other ingredients like ravioli and tortellini. Dishes using the noodles are often prepared with a variety of sauces and meats.


Asparagus Cheese Pasta Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 30 mins ♥ Cook Time: 20 mins ♥ Total Time: 50 mins ♥ Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients: 

250 gms mini pasta
1 cup olives
1 cup nuts
1 cup oil
1 onion
1 cucumber
1 tbsp butter
1 cup cheese
1 tsp black pepper
Salt to taste
1 cup asparagus
1 tomato
2 tbsp wine
1 garlic clove
1 tsp black salt
2 cups broccoli, diced
1 cup basil leaves


Method:

1. Cook pasta in well-salted water with some oil for 5 minutes in microwave. Drain water, reserving a cup of the pasta cooked water and let cool.

2. Combine the tomatoes, cucumber, vinegar, oil, onion, garlic and black salt and mix being careful not to crush the fresh tomatoes.

3. In the same microwave bowl add olive oil and microwave for 2 minutes. Then add pasta and the pasta water. Add butter, cheese, salt, tomatoes, asparagus, olives, and nuts to the pasta. Add the dressing and microwave for 5 minutes.

4. Toss together and serve in bowls. Garnish with pepper, basil and cheese. Serve hot or cold. 


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