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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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Ingredients
  Bow pasta 175 Gram
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Courgettes 2 , sliced
  Yellow pepper 1 , chopped
  Field mushrooms 2 , sliced (Flat Variety)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Pesto sauce 2 Teaspoon (Red Variety)
  Tomato ketchup 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Cook the pasta as per the instructions given on the packet.
2) In a frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil.
3) Fry the garlic and onion in the oil till golden.
4) Add the mushrooms and pepper to the pan and cook till tender.
5) Add the courgettes and fry for another 2 minutes.
6) Mix the tomato ketchup and pesto and stir well to coat the vegetables. Cook for another 2 minutes.
7) Add seasoning to taste.
8) Drain the cooked pasta and put back in the saucepan.
9) Add the remaining olive oil along with the vegetable mixture.
10) Toss the ingredients together and set aside to cool.

SERVING
11) Serve the salad at room temperature or slightly chilled on a bed of dark green salad leaves. Makes an excellent appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 858 Calories from Fat 499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.7%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 624.3 mg26%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.7%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 15 g30.7%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 522.1%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 17.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe