Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

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In today’s post, I’ll show you a simple & easy recipe for a quick pasta salad with dried tomatoes, rocket & chopped walnuts.

The pasta salad is made super fast & without much effort & is ideal as a side dish for barbecue or even as a light main dish for lunch or dinner. I wish you lots of fun cooking ūüėČ




Cooked/Baked today: Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Salad Recipes, Barbecue Recipes, Side Dishes
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Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Ingredients for 1 Bowl Pasta Salad:

  • 500 grams penne pasta
  • 1 jar dried tomatoes (in oil)
  • 250 grams mini mozzarella balls (or feta cheese)
  • 50 – 75 grams rocket
  • 1 large handful walnuts
  • Salt & pepper

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Pot to cook penne
  • Colander

Instructions:




…preparations:

Drain dried tomatoes, collect the oil & set aside. Cut the tomatoes into thin strips with a knife. Roughly chop walnuts. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the penne pasta until al dente according to the package instructions.

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

Pasta Salad with Dried Tomatoes & Rocket

…for the pasta salad:

Drain the done pasta over a colander, allow to stand for about 5 minutes & then put pasta back into the pot. Add the prepared dried tomatoes & the collected tomato oil to the penne and mix everything together until all noodles are moistened with a light oil layer.




Finally, add 250 grams of mini mozzarella, the chopped walnuts & 50 – 75 grams of rocket to the salad & mix well until all ingredients are well combined. Season the pasta salad with a good pinch of salt & pepper and serve. I wish you lots of fun cooking ūüėČ

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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