Fresh Tomato Garden Pasta Salad recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups farfalle pasta (bow ties)
  • 1-2 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  • 1/4 lb fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chives, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package, adding the cut green beans for the last 5 minutes of cooking.

In a large bowl, blend together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.

Stir in the tomatoes, garlic, basil and chives.

Drain the pasta, rinse under cool water, drain well and add to the tomatoes mixture; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Crumble the Feta cheese over the pasta and serve.
  

10 Mar 2011     748 views     NON-Vegetarian       Salad > Green Salad

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