Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

Based on 79 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
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
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

Utensils

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

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 – 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 – 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.