Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

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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
31 g
Fat
33 g
Carb
107 g
  • 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 g 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.
    • onion (red)
    • 100 g sun-dried tomatoes in oil
    • 125 g cherry tomatoes
    • 150 g 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 g 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 g 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 g Serrano ham
    • 20 g Parmesan cheese
    • peeler

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