Favourite pasta salad

Favourite pasta salad

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 4 portions

A low-fat, zesty salad, perfect for a summer lunchbox - vary with your favourite ingredients

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
292
protein
10g
carbs
51g
fat
7g
saturates
1g
fibre
4g
sugar
3g
salt
0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 250g pasta shapes
  • 140g frozen peas
  • pack parsley, chopped
  • small pack chives, snipped
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • extra ingredients (see ideas below)

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Method

Cook the pasta, adding the peas for final 2 mins cooking time. Drain, rinse with cold water to cool, then drain again. Tip into a bowl with the chopped herbs, lemon zest and juice, olive oil and plenty of seasoning and mix well. Cover and chill, spooning out portions as and when. If you're making this for one person, by days 3 and 4 you'll need to stir in a little olive oil or something creamy to loosen the pasta.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2010

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Evanii's picture

i want to cook this with my friend. and i have some more ideas about this. well we're gonna change pack parsley to brocoli and chives to other vegetable. we change it cause we can't find in market. is it okay? actually i wanna make beef pasta salad. we will make mozarella beef.. and i just need ur opinion, do you think it will be yummy. well the other recipes will me the same. please comment my comment. thx

steevegh's picture
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Good and easy recipe put some cherries tomatoes on it :)

solstitches's picture

This pasta salad is perfect for a simple summer supper when it's too hot to cook.
I added halved cherry tomatoes and bottled, roasted red pepper.
Will be making it again

wrichmo's picture
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Delicious! A very good base recipe for using what you have at hand. I added avocado and cherry tomatoes. A wonderful lunch!

clarousel's picture
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This is a really quick and simple pasta salad. Great for whipping up something for lunch when there's not much around the house.

mj1982's picture
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very nice, tried it for lunch and added stir fried peppers and chorizo to give it a bit of sweetness, enjoyable.

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