Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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pasta salad in vinaigrette is an easy cold salad which can be prepared in a jiffy. This Indian style pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing is a non spicy salad where the flavours are robust and I am sure once you have this pasta salad recipe you’ll love it.

Summer days? This Indian style pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing is just perfect for summer days when you do not wish to have something extremely masaledar and wish on having something light and tasty. Refrigerating and chilling this pasta salad in vinaigrette for an hour makes it even more tastier.

We have made a dressing popularly known as balsamic vinaigrette, this is a variation to vinaigrette. Vinaigrette is a dressing made by emulsifying an acidic ingredient which are mostly lemon and vinegar into oil which is enhance by addition of salt, herbs and other ingredients. So here, we have used basil in the pasta salad in vinaigrette.

Tomatoes and olives enhance this delicious Indian style pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing is a perfect recipe to eat chilled with a Soup or Garlic Bread.

Options 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!

All you need to do to prepare pasta salad in vinaigrette is making the basil vinaigrette and toss it along fusilli, blanched and chopped tomatoes, walnuts and cheese. Walnuts add a nice crunch to the salad and tomatoes add tanginess.

Learn to make pasta salad in vinaigrette recipe | Indian style tomato pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.

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


For Pasta Salad With Basil Vinaigrette
1 1/4 cups cooked fusillii
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
For pasta salad with basil vinaigrette

    For pasta salad with basil vinaigrette
  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 the pasta salad with basil vinaigrette for 1 hour and serve chilled.
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For salad dressing

  1. To make pasta salad in vinaigrette recipe | Indian style tomato pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing |  take olive oil in a small bowl.
  2. Add chopped basil. It would perk up the taste of the salad.
  3. Add garlic. It would make our salad even flavorful. 
  4. Add lemon juice and salt. 
  5. Mix well and keep aside. 

Method for pasta salad with basil vinaigrette

  1. To make pasta salad in vinaigrette recipe | Indian style tomato pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing | take fusilli in a bowl. 
  2. Add blanched and chopped tomatoes.
  3. Add walnuts. It would add crunch and a nice taste to our salad.
  4. Add black olives.
  5. Add the prepared dressing and salt. 
  6. Toss well. 
  7. Add cheese cubes.
  8. Mix pasta salad in vinaigrette | Indian style tomato pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing | lightly. 
  9. Refrigerate pasta salad in vinaigrette | Indian style tomato pasta salad in basil vinaigrette dressing | for 1 hour and serve chilled. 

Reviews

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....