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Summer Tomato Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Summer Tomato Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Summer Tomato Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mfellis

Makes 2 servings



Pasta with tomatoes, mozarella, lemon, and basil - recipe from Chef in you.com

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Tomato Pasta Salad

100 g wholegrain dried Penne Pasta
260 g cherry tomatoes, halved (or use quartered plum tomatoes or any sweet tomatoes)
64 g mozzarella cheese, cubed (You can also use Paneer instead)
23 g olive oil
7 g balsamic vinegar
7 g lemon juice
3 g lemon zest
5 g fresh basil leaves, shredded

Recipe Directions for Summer Tomato Pasta Salad

  1. Cook pasta according to directions.

  2. Meanwhile, mix together the oil, vinegar, lemon zest and about 1 tbsp lemon juice along with basil leaves. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the tomatoes and cheese . Toss it well and let it sit until the pasta is cooked.

  4. Drain the Pasta and toss with the tomatoes mixture.

  5. Serve it immediately garnished with more basil if desired. Some yummy garlic bread as an accompaniment would make this picture perfect!

Categories

Pasta, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.0g
31%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
176mg
7%
Potassium
355mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
43.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7.0g
28%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
15.8g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 27% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
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