19 Aug Pasta Salad with Peas and Tomatoes
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Pasta Salad with Peas and Tomatoes
Follow the cooking instructions on the pasta packaging. Add the peas to the boiling water when the pasta is added.
After the pasta and peas have been drained, add the oil, salt, and black pepper. Stir until the pasta is coated with the oil and seasoning. Let the pasta cool.
While the pasta is cooling, chop the tomatoes in halves. Also finely chop the mint.
Add the tomatoes and mint to the cooled pasta and peas. Toss to mix.
Notes: Any type of pasta can be substituted for green lentil pasta. The benefit of a lentil based pasta is that it brings protein to the dish.
This dish is great to take on a picnic or a hike. It is also a makes a great protein rich meal to take on flights
- Squeeze a ¼ tsp of fresh lemon juice over each serving to brighten the dish.
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