Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Mediterranean pasta salad is quick and easy salad made with pasta, vegetables in olive oil, lemon and herb dressing. If you love pasta like me you will surely enjoy this salad. As with any salad recipe you can add more or less veggies and adjust the dressing according to your preference. I am not big fan of cheese so added little cheese only.
Monday again and theme for this week in Foodie Monday Bloghop group is #222MystiqueMediterranean suggested by Archana who blogs at themadscientistkitchen. I love her detailed way of writing and healthy recipes. Do check her space for some interesting recipes from around the world. She suggested recipes from Mediterranean Cuisine. After browsing a lot about Mediterranean diet and recipes came up with this salad.
The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating based on the traditional cuisine of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Mediterranean diet is typically high consumption of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nut and seeds, and olive oil. Olive oil is the primary source of added fat in the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil provides monounsaturated fat, which has been found to lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. (Source)
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Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe
- Pasta 1 1/2 cup
- Onions 1/3 cup
- Capsicum 1/2 cup
- Cucumber 1/3 cup
- Tomato 1/3 cup
- Chesse 2 tbsp
- Olive oil 1 tbsp
- Salt 1/2 tsp
- Pepper powder 1/2 tsp
- Lemon juice 2 tbsp
- Oregano 1 tsp
- Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp
- Take one cup pasta
- Boil water and add the pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes.
- Drain the water and keep it ready.
- Take all ingredients for dressing in a bowl
- Mix all the ingredients with olive oil.
- Take pasta in a bowl and add all the vegetables.
- Add the dressing to pasta.
- Mix it nicely, taste and adjust according to your taste.
- Grate some cheese on the top
- Mediterranean Pasta Salad is ready.
How to make Mediterranean Pasta Salad with step by step pictures
Take one cup pasta
Boil water and add the pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes.
Drain the water and keep it ready.
Take all ingredients for dressing in a bowl
Mix all the ingredients with olive oil.
Take pasta in a bowl and add all the vegetables.
Add the dressing to pasta.
Mix it nicely, taste and adjust according to your taste.
Grate some cheese on the top
Mediterranean Pasta Salad is ready.
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