PASTA SALAD WITH GARLIC DRESSING

DSC_7804 Cook time= 15-20 minutes

Level = Easy

Serve=4

This Pasta Salad recipe is simple and easy. It is light , also so delicious,it is very easy to make. I like using bell pepper when I make this salad, it gives a nice crunchy texture. You can use any vegetable for this salad. I like to use garlic, fresh lemon juice & olive oil for dressing. Enjoy it!

                                                                         INGREDIENTS

3 cup pasta

1,5 liter water

1tbsp sea salt

1 lettuce, washed, drained, chopped

1 medium red onion, chopped ( julienne stile)

1 medium size red bell pepper, chopped

4 bunch spring onion, chopped

6-8 olive,

50 gr, Turkish White cheese or Feta cheese, chop, they are optional.

2 green fresh pepper, chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

FOR DRESSING INGREDIENTS

3 cloves garlic, minced

5 tbsp fresh lemon juice

3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp vinegar

1 tsp red pepper flakes

¼ tsp black pepper, ground

Sea salt to taste

Place the lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar , garlic, red pepper flakes and black pepper in a little bowl and mix them together, set aside.

DIRECTIONS

1- Pour the water a large pot and add 1 tbsp sea salt. Boil the water over a high heat and add the pasta in the pot. Cook the pasta until it is tender ( al dente) and drain well ( or Prepare pasta according to package directions ).

2- And then drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over the cooked pasta, set aside and allow to cool.

3- Then add pasta in a large bowl and add the red chopped onion, red bell pepper, green fresh pepper, parsley, lettuce, spring onion. Mix it.

4- Add the salad dressing and salt to taste. If you desire, add the boiled egg.

Bon appetite!

 

Add the lettuce, red onion, fresh red pepper, fresh green pepper over the cooked pasta and pour the dressing in it.

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30 thoughts on “PASTA SALAD WITH GARLIC DRESSING

  1. Dressing sounds delish!! Im trying out some pasta alternatives for my healthy eating challenge and might try that dressing on a bed of veggies to see how it works!

  2. What an absolutely beautiful presentation!

  3. I’ve never added salad to my pasta salads and, looking at your recipe, I can’t figure out why. I need to give it a try next time I make a pasta salad. Thanks for the inspiration. 🙂

  4. Always admire menus submitted by you. There are so appetizing and tasty and exceptionally presented.
    Thank you so much for sharing with us culinary ideas and recipes.
    Have a wonderful day and happiness! 🙂

  5. Perfect. I was boring myself to tears with my cooking! 🙂

  6. Damn delicious garlicky pasta salad!!!!
    i love the platter even more too, lol
    #foodphotographerbalada

  7. Pasta salads are great for lunch. So filling!!!

  8. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    I thought this looked light and inviting and such a pretty accompaniment to another dish or as a starter.

  9. N.i.c.e. This is a keeper. ❤

  10. Definitely making this tonight!

  11. It looks delicious. And the little plates are so cute! 🙂

  12. Mmmhhhh delicious, thank you very much….💗💗💗

  13. This salad looks delicious! The serving dishes look adorable!

  14. Hello there. Looks and sounds yummy:) Thanks for sharing..

  15. What a delight to find your blog! I’m constantly droning on about what to make for dinner…lack of healthy ideas…or unhealthy ones! I’m looking forward to becoming a regular!

  16. That does it! I’m throwing my Christmas turkey out the window, and coming over to your place!! : )

  17. A very delicious looking pasta salad. I may add some salmon and goat’s cheese with it.
    By the way thank you for visiting my photoblog 😀

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