Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad
Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
side dish servings
Full of fresh basil and veggies, this lightly dressed sun-dried tomato pasta salad is a refreshing and flavorful side dish for sandwiches, a potluck, or a light lunch! Copycat recipe from Beyond Bread in Tucson, AZ.
dried orecchiette pasta
use bowties if you can't find orecchiette
canned or frozen
jar of julienned sun-dried tomatoes in oil
oil drained and reserved
chopped fresh basil
(you can use up to 1/2 cup, but that's what I had available in my garden at the time)
shredded parmesan cheese
thinly sliced green onions
For the dressing
red wine vinegar
Reserved oil from sun-dried tomato jar
about 1/4 cup
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse.
Combine dressing ingredients and mix well to combine.
Toss all pasta salad ingredients together, then drizzle on the dressing and toss to combine.
Eat lukewarm or chill before serving.
Using the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes makes is great because it's infused with flavor!
Serves 6 as a side dish or 4 as a meal.
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