Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

Sundried tomatoes are a great flavour-some little gems, they help enhance italian and even mediterranean dishes. Making them into a quick pesto just gives it the right amount of deliciousness.IMG_6717

This is a quick-lunch or light dinner recipe specially in the spring and summer when the salads are back in but nice and warm to give the hearty feeling.IMG_6715Great fresh vegetables make a healthy lunch – less than 300 calories for the full recipe, you seriously can go wrong with this dish.IMG_6713

Ingredients
1/4 Cup Sundried Tomatoes
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Garlic Glove
1/2 Tsp Dried Basil
40g Whole Wheat Pasta
Small Handful Salad leaves
Small Handful Rocket
Small Handful Spinach
2 Mushrooms
5 Cherry tomato
8 Black Olives
1/2 Green Pepper
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In a small mill add olive oil, sundried tomatoes, basil and garlic.

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On medium speed blend until a thick paste.

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Cook and drain some pasta, then add the pasta, spinach, mushrooms and green pepper to a pan over medium heat and cook for a minute or so.

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Add olives and sundried tomato pesto to the pan and stir well. Cook for further minute or so.

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Add the cherry tomatoes and salad leaves and stir in until everything is coated in the pesto.

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Serve immediately and enjoy!Footer

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