Pesto pasta salad



Ingredients 11
Servings 1
Time 35 min

Ingredients

  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 1
    red onion, sliced
  • 200
    g
    broccoli florets, blanched
  • 200
    g
    rosa tomatoes, halve
  • 50
    g
    pecan nuts, toasted
  • salt and milled black pepper
  • 200
    g
    wholewheat pasta, cooked al dente
  • fresh basil leaves
  • FOR THE DRESSING:
  • 2
    Tbs
    basil pesto
  • 1
    Tbs
    plain greek yoghurt
 

Method

35 min
 

Heat oil in a pan and fry onion until golden. Remove from the heat and add the broccoli, tomato and pecan nuts and season well with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

Add onion mixture to the pasta and toss to combine.

Whisk the dressing ingredients together, season to taste, pour over the pasta and toss.

To serve: Scoop salad into a container and garnish with basil.

Servings 2.

Reprinted with the permission of Fairlady.

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