Orecchiette SaladFebruary 10, 2014
A quick and simple recipe which will leave you feeling light yet completely satisfied.
Ingredients for two people
|350 g||orecchiette pasta|
|2||garlic cloves, chopped|
|1/2||cherry tomato punnet, finely diced|
|1||tomato, finely diced|
|100 g||kalamata olives, finely chopped|
|1||basil bunch, torn|
|1||cucumber, finely diced|
|2 tbs||white wine vinegar|
|4 tbs||olive oil|
For the pasta
In a large pot bring some salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and the garlic cloves to the boiling water and cook for approximately 10 minutes or until “al dente”, stirring regularly to ensure the pasta does not stick. Strain and rinse in cold water, place the pasta in a large salad bowl.
For the dressing
Add the cherry tomatoes, tomatoes, olives, basil, and the cucumber to the bowl. Mash or finely chop the garlic cloves and place them in a small bowl for the dressing. Add the white wine vinegar, oil, and then season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss well to combine.
Divide between bowls and enjoy this deliciously simple pasta salad.
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