A simple cold pasta salad recipe that is perfect weeknight meal idea. Works as the main course meal or as a side dish. This is a vegan recipe and even vegetarians meal. It is a quick dinner idea for the whole family
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Cold Pasta Salad Recipe

A simple cold pasta salad recipe that is perfect weeknight meal idea. Works as the main course meal or as a side dish
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 596kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

To make the Tortolle Pasta

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tsp virgin oil

For the Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed is better)
  • 1 tsp honey Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 475 degree
  • Cook the tortolle pasta
  • Take a large bowl and add garlic, mushrooms, cauliflower and red chili pepper
  • Add green bell pepper, peppercorns, extra virgin olive oil, rosemary, parsley and salt
  • Mix all the ingredients together
  • Spread them out on a baking tray and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes
  • Remove the veggies from the oven when they are done and allow them to cool.
  • In the same mixing bowl from step 3, add the roasted veggies
  • Add the cool downed tortolle pasta to the veggies and mix well, but, gently
  • Add the lemon vinaigrette
  • Mix well together and cover with plastic wrap
  • Seal it well and let it marinate overnight

Notes

Nutrition info is approximate

Nutrition

Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 694mg | Potassium: 837mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 675IU | Vitamin C: 180.3mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2.1mg