If there is one thing in life that is super versatile and easy to throw together, it’s a good pasta salad!

Perfect Pasta Salad

The perfect pasta salad to send off summer break!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 3 ears corn roasted and cut off the cob
  • 1 each bell pepper small dice
  • 1 bunch scallions thinly sliced
  • 5 each small radiches thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons capers rough chopped
  • 1/3 cup olives rough chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley rough chopped
  • 1/2 ounce basil chiffonade
  • To Taste salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup salt, pepper, red wine vinegar, fresh thyme
  • 1/3 cup EVOO
  • 1 pound pasta uncooked

Instructions

  1. Put on a medium saucepot, filled with water, to boil and add salt. When water boils, cook pasta, about 7-9 minutes or until tender. Drain and lay on a sheetpan lined with parchment paper and cool in refrigerator, about 30 minutes.
  2. Combine all of the veggies in a bowl with the chopped parsley.
    If there is one thing in life that is super versatile and easy to throw together, it’s a good pasta salad!
  3. Once pasta is cooled, mix in with the veggies. Season with salt and pepper and add the basil (make sure to cut it right before adding in pasta, otherwise it will brown).
    If there is one thing in life that is super versatile and easy to throw together, it’s a good pasta salad!
  4. Dress the salad with vinegar and olive oil, mix to coat evenly.
    If there is one thing in life that is super versatile and easy to throw together, it’s a good pasta salad!
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.