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Fresh Pasta Salad

Fresh Pasta Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 2
At the beginning of the year we're usually a bit more conscientious of our financial and physical well being, and these topics are often focal to our end-of-year resolutions. We don't need to invest a lot of time or deny ourselves delicious food to reach our goals. There are many dishes that only need a few ingredients to create something mouthwatering, like this tasty fresh pasta salad. This is a recipe I learned when I was very young and can be adapted to any budget and time since we can add and omit ingredients however we like. If time is the issue, try it with a delicious homemade pesto.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat pasta bows or spirals
  • 1 small jar roasted red peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 jar of basil pesto of your preference
  • 1 cup fresh arugula
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  • 1
    Cook the pasta as per their instructions.
  • 2
    Once ready, let cool for a few minutes and mix with the rest of the ingredients.
  • 3
    Serve immediately or refrigerate in a sealed dish for up to 2 days.

Expert Tips

  • This recipe serves as a great side for meat dishes.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe

More About This Recipe

  • At the beginning of the year we're usually a bit more conscientious of our financial and physical well being, and these topics are often focal to our end-of-year resolutions. We don't need to invest a lot of time or deny ourselves delicious food to reach our goals. There are many dishes that only need a few ingredients to create something mouthwatering, like this tasty fresh pasta salad. This is a recipe I learned when I was very young and can be adapted to any budget and time since we can add and omit ingredients however we like. If time is the issue, try it with a delicious homemade pesto.
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