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Cucumber & Tomato Cold Pasta

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Ingredients
  Pasta 180 Gram
  Cucumber 2 Medium
  Tomato 1 Large
  Bacon 60 Gram
  Onion 1⁄4 Medium
  Garlic 2 Medium
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter
  Oil 15 Milliliter
  Vinegar 15 Milliliter
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For garnish
  Cherry tomatoes 6 Medium
  Basil leaves 2 Large
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Using fine grater, grate garlic and 1 cucumber.
2. Cut remaining cucumber and tomato into cubes.

MAKING
3. In a large pot with salted water, cook the pasta as packet instructions.
4. Strain pasta, rinse under cold water and set aside.
5. In oiled tray, place bacon and toast it for 5 minutes or until light brown.
6. In a bowl, place the grated ingredients and whisk in olive oil, vinegar and oil.
7. Whisk the oil mixture well together.

FINALIZING
8. Add cubed cucumber, tomato and bacon, and fold the mixture-using spatula.
9. Season the tomato bacon mixture with salt and paper.
11. Add pasta with bacon tomato mixture and toss well until mixed together.

SERVING
12. Place pasta on plate and top with tomato and bacon mixture.
13. Garnish the pasta with basil leaves and cherry tomatoes and serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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