Simple Pasta Salad with Balsamic
What's a summer celebration without pasta salad? This recipe is so simple, it takes just 6 ingredients but is bursting with flavour from roasted tomatoes, balsamic and rocket. It is the epitome of a summer dish!
Servings 4 servings
- 500 g Pasta cooked
- 4 tbsp Olive Oil
- 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
- 30 g Fresh Basil chopped
- 150 g Cherry Tomatoes I like the ones on the vine
- 60 g Rocket (Arugula)
- Salt and Pepper
Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Place your cherry tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with half the olive oil. Sprinkle on some salt and pepper and place in the oven for about 25 minutes.
While the tomatoes are roasting cook your pasta in salted water. When the tomatoes are finished cooking place in a bowl with the roasting juices, balsamic vinegar, the rest of the oil, salt and pepper and the basil. Stir together gently.
Pour the tomato mixture over the cooked pasta, toss together then add the rocket and toss again. Serve warm or cold.
Calories: 606kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 446mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 935IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2.5mg