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Pasta Salad
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5 from 2 votes

Vegetarian Pasta Salad

This amazing pasta salad with tomatoes, peppers, cucumber mixed with mayo and olive oil. Fantastic quick recipe for BBQ or picnic.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: Main Course, Pasta, Salad, Snack
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people


  • 400 g Fusilli pasta
  • 100 g Tomatoes
  • 50 g Red or yellow pepper
  • 50 g Cucumber
  • 50 g Mayonnaise
  • 10 ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 g Basil leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Place roughly cut tomatoes, cucumber, pepper and basil into a blender or liquidizer and blitz till smooth adding the olive oil and seasoning before the last few seconds.
  • Place the sauce in a large bowl and add mayonnaise steering till well mixed.
  • Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 2 minutes less than the advertised cooking time
  • Cool under cold water and drain well.
  • Place in the bowl with the sauce, steer and adjust for seasoning.



If bigger tomatoes are used remove the watery seeded inside pulp before blending.
Leave the pasta to rest in the sauce in the refrigerator for at least 30 min before serving.
Suitable for Vegetarians