Pizza pasta salad

Pizza pasta salad

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(10 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins - 15 mins


Serves 1

Layer up pasta with sundried tomato pesto, salami, olives, plum tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil in this clever lunchbox mix

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal547
  • fat27g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre2g
  • protein26g
  • salt1.8g
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  • 85g pasta, use a favourite shape



    Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…

  • 1 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tbsp sundried tomato pesto



    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.


  • 85g baby plum tomato, halved
  • 50g light mozzarella, cubed
  • 3-4 black olives, halved
  • 4 slices salami, sliced into ribbons



    Salami are a family of coarse, dry, boldly seasoned sausages. The intense flavour of salami…

  • handful basil leaves


  1. Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Drain, rinse under cold water to cool, then drain well. Toss with the oil and sundried tomato pesto, season to taste. Place in a jar or plastic box and scatter over the remaining ingredients in layers, ending with the basil.

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23rd Dec, 2015
Loved it! Made it for my lunch.
29th Sep, 2015
Really great idea. We added it to our list of the Best Lunch Ideas for Kids.
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17th Nov, 2014
Really nice idea, and tasty.
2nd May, 2014
Made a bigger portion of this for a bbq. It was delicious and a great hit!
12th Sep, 2013
Great recipe for when you need an early lunch or are in a rush - Eva (age 8)
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