Easy Pasta Salad

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian and their healthy lunch box feature. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (137.4 g)
  • Calories 194.2
  • Total Fat - 6.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 5.7 mg
  • Sodium - 301.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 28 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 8 g
  • Calcium - 105.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 11.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cook pasta and while the pasta is cooking, chop the tomatoes and olives in half and once the pasta is cooked, drain and set aside, reserving a little of the cooking liquid.

Step 2

In the same pot used to cook the pasta, heat the oil and fry the garlic and capers until fragrant and then add the capsicum, tomatoes and olives and cook for 2 minutes and then pour the pasta back into the pot with the spinach, pesto and a small amount of the reserved cooking liquid and stir until spinach has wilted slightly.

Step 3

Cool overnight and add the diced cucumber for a delicious lunch-box salad,

Tips & Variations


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