Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

54 ratings

Fabian, Kitchen Stories


โ€žTastes of summer, sun, and Italian joie de vivre.โ€œ

Difficulty

Easy ๐Ÿ‘Œ
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
250 g
short pasta (e.g. penne)
125 g
cherry tomatoes
100 g
sun-dried tomatoes (in oil)
150 g
bell peppers (grilled)
100 g
arugula
1
onion (red)
60 g
pine nuts
30 g
Serrano ham
20 g
Parmesan cheese
4 tbsp
sun-dried tomato oil
2 tbsp
balsamic vinegar (white)
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 g short pasta (e.g. penne)
  • 125 g cherry tomatoes
  • 100 g sun-dried tomatoes (in oil)
  • 150 g bell peppers (grilled)
  • 100 g arugula
  • 1  onion (red)
  • 60 g pine nuts
  • 30 g Serrano ham
  • 20 g Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tbsp sun-dried tomato oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (white)
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • sieve
  • peeler
  • large bowl
  • small frying pan
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Blanc de Noir, fine dry, 2013
"Blanc de Noir" denotes, as the name suggests, a white wine produced from red grapes. Due to the lower acidity of red grapes, the wine is very digestible, yet very charismatic because of the spicy fruit flavors.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
859
Protein
31g
Fat
33g
Carb
107g

Step 1/5

Cook pasta in salted boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 8 โ€“ 10 min. until al dente. Drain and leave to cool.
  • 250 short pasta
  • salt
  • large saucepan
  • sieve

Cook pasta in salted boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 8 โ€“ 10 min. until al dente. Drain and leave to cool.

Step 2/5

Halve red onion and cut into thin rings. Drain sun-dried tomatoes, saving the oil, and cut into thin strips. Halve cherry tomatoes and cut grilled bell pepper into bite-sized pieces.
  • 1 onion (red)
  • 100 sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 125 cherry tomatoes
  • 150 grilled bell peppers
  • cutting board
  • knife

Halve red onion and cut into thin rings. Drain sun-dried tomatoes, saving the oil, and cut into thin strips. Halve cherry tomatoes and cut grilled bell pepper into bite-sized pieces.

Step 3/5

Toast pine nuts in a small frying pan until golden.
  • 60 pine nuts
  • small frying pan
  • cooking spoon

Toast pine nuts in a small frying pan until golden.

Step 4/5

Combine cooked pasta with onion, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and arugula. Add sun-dried tomato oil and balsamic vinegar. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • 100 argula
  • 4 tbsp sun-dried tomato oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon

Combine cooked pasta with onion, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and arugula. Add sun-dried tomato oil and balsamic vinegar. Season generously with salt and pepper.

Step 5/5

Tear Serrano ham into pieces and add to salad. Mix well and top with Parmesan shavings to serve.
  • 30 Serrano ham
  • 20 Parmesan cheese
  • peeler

Tear Serrano ham into pieces and add to salad. Mix well and top with Parmesan shavings to serve.