Delicious Vegetarian Pasta Salad



Delicious Vegetarian Pasta Salad

Picture yourself on a sunny afternoon, gathering with friends and family in your backyard. The aroma of a scrumptious meal wafts through the air, and you can’t wait to dig into a bowl of Delicious Vegetarian Pasta Salad. This recipe is a burst of flavors and colors, perfect for any gathering or a quick weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz fusilli pasta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the fusilli pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red and green bell peppers, red onion, black olives, and feta cheese.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle it over the salad.
  4. Gently toss the salad to coat all the ingredients with the dressing.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and sprinkle fresh basil on top.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Delicious Vegetarian Pasta Salad is a delightful combination of fresh vegetables, pasta, and a tangy dressing. It’s a crowd-pleaser and a healthy choice for your next meal.

Nutrition: Calories: 250 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g

Imagine your guests’ smiles as they take their first bite of this mouthwatering pasta salad. The cherry tomatoes burst with sweetness, the cucumbers add a refreshing crunch, and the feta cheese brings a creamy, tangy richness to every forkful. This salad isn’t just a side dish; it’s the star of the show, stealing the spotlight at every gathering.
Whether you’re enjoying a picnic in the park, a potluck with friends, or a quiet dinner at home, this Delicious Vegetarian Pasta Salad is the perfect choice. It’s quick to prepare and bursting with flavor, making it a go-to recipe for any occasion. So, grab your ingredients and start creating this culinary masterpiece that will have everyone asking for seconds!