How to make Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes -

Pasta salad served with sundried tomato dressing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Whole Wheat Penne, Sundried Tomatoes (सनड्राईड टोमाटो)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes

Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes Recipe

  • Whole Wheat Penne cooked 1 cup

  • Sundried Tomatoes cooked 1/2 cup

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 1/2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed peppercorns to taste

  • Green olives pitted 8-10

  • Fresh basil leaves 5-6

  • Fresh rocket leaves 5-6

  • For Dressing

  • Sundried tomatoes soaked in hot water 12-15

  • Mustard sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Castor sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed peppercorns to taste


Step 1

Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a non-stick grill pan. Halve the onion and separate the layers and put in the pan.

Step 2

Cut capsicum in medium-sized pieces and place in the same pan. Sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorns and cook till the grill marks appear on all sides of the vegetables.

Step 3

To make dressing, grind drained sun-dried tomatoes with mustard sauce, balsamic vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, castor sugar, salt and crushed peppercorns in a mixer jar.

Step 4

Put whole wheat penne and macaroni in a bowl, add grilled vegetables, olives and dressing and mix well. Roughly tear basil and rocket leaves and add to the bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer the pasta salad onto a serving plate and serve immediately.

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