Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

This Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil is a five ingredient dish that makes the most out of fresh summer produce. 

Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

I love Chickapea pasta for a healthy salad and the shells seem to be especially well suited to this simple dish. This pasta contains only chickpeas and lentils It’s also packed with protein and fiber – perfect for a quick and easy meatless meal. Use good quality olive oil of your choice. because the success of this dish is entirely dependent on a high quality olive oil.

Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

Let your tomato mixture marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes and then add your cooked pasta. That simple! I like to drizzle a little more oil on top once they are combined but that is optional.

Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

This Easy Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil is a five ingredient dish that makes the most out of fresh summer produce. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Course: Salad
Keyword: pasta salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 593kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb lb Chickapea Pasta shells
  • 1 lb cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olives, sliced
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 cup good quality olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook Chickapea Pasta according to directions, drain and rinse
  • Combine tomatoes, red onion, olives, capers, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper. Let marinate for 30 minutes on counter or refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  • Combine pasta and tomato mixture. Drizzle additional olive oil if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1115IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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Recipe courtesy of Simply Fresh Dinners,  A partner with Barrie Hill Farms in bringing fresh recipes to your table.

 

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