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Pasta salad recipe

Pasta salad recipe | Easy to make pasta salad recipe – Healthy pasta salad recipe with step-by-step pictures and full video.

Vegetarian pasta salad recipe with a simple salad dressing using easily available ingredients. An easy summer pasta salad recipe and a very filling one too. Since we are adding chickpeas to this salad, it is a protein-rich salad. It is a perfectly balanced meal for people who are on diet.

You can use whole wheat pasta to make it healthier. We are adding cucumber, chickpeas, cherry tomato, and olives to this pasta salad.

You can add zucchini, blanched broccoli, blanched beans, and carrots too. I prefer to add more veggies and less pasta when I want to have a light meal. Also, you can pack this for the lunch box too. You can make it the previous night and pack it for the next day.

Also check out our, Maharashtrian style cucumber salad, fruit sundal, mango salad, millet salad.

Try this easy pasta salad recipe and let me know how it turned out.

 

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Pasta salad recipe

Easy summer salad recipe
Course Salad
Cuisine Global, Italian
Keyword Healthy salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Author Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1 tsp dried oregano I used fresh ones
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp chili flakes optional

Other ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked pasta
  • ½ cup chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup chopped cherry tomato
  • ¼ cup olives
  • ½ cup cooked chickpeas
  • ¼ cup cubed capsicum
  • 1 red onion
  • Salt as needed

Instructions

Let’s make the dressing first.

  • In a small bowl add the oregano, olive oil, chopped garlic, lemon juice, brown sugar(you can add jaggery too), pepper and chili flakes.
  • Mix well.
  • In a wide bowl add the cooked pasta ( I used fusilli, you can penne or macroni too), cucumber, cherry tomato, olives, cooked chickpeas, cubed capsicum and finely chopped red onion.
  • Add salt.
  • Now add the dressing to this.
  • Mix well.
  • Serve immediately.
  • You can keep all the ingredients ready and just assemble before you serve.

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Notes

1. Use any variety of pasta of your choice.
2. Instead of pasta you can add cooked millet too.
3. You can add cubed carrots to this pasta salad.
  • Let’s make the dressing first.
  • In a small bowl add the oregano, olive oil, chopped garlic, lemon juice, brown sugar(you can add jaggery too), pepper and chili flakes.
pasta salad recipe
  • Mix well.
salad dressing
  • In a wide bowl add the cooked pasta ( I used fusilli, you can penne or macroni too), cucumber, cherry tomato, olives, cooked chickpeas, cubed capsicum and finely chopped red onion.
  • Add salt.
  • Now add the dressing to this.
pasta salad recipe
  • Mix well.
  • Serve immediately.
pasta salad
  • You can keep all the ingredients ready and just assemble them before you serve.
pasta salad
  1. Use any variety of pasta of your choice.
  2. Instead of pasta you can add cooked millet too.
  3. You can add cubed carrots to this pasta salad.

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