Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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Sun-dried tomatoes and olives enhance this delicious pasta salad with basil vinaigrette is a perfect recipe to eat chilled with a Soup or Garlic Bread.


Elaborations of a pasta salad are many; you may add slivers of vegetables, a few herb leaves (particularly basil), or other refinements such as sun-drenched tomatoes or olives; dressed with olive oil and lemon juice. So with a little imagination, you can create your own Salad recipe!

Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette recipe - How to make Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/4 cups cooked fusilli
1/4 cup blanched , peeled and chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts (akhrot)
2 tbsp finely chopped black olives
1 processed cheese cube , cut into 6 pieces

To Be Mixed Together Into A Basil Vinaigrette
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
salt and to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the fusilli, tomatoes, walnuts, olives, prepared basil vinaigrette and salt and toss well.
  2. Add the cheese cubes and mix lightly.
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled.
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Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
 on 07 May 13 05:26 PM
5

I love Pasta in any form, when I made this with the basil vinaigrette dressing it was yumm....