Pasta Salad with Tomatoes and Peas

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by sugarpea

Tasty and colorful celebration of summer's bounty with a homemade vinaigrette. A good way to use all those pear and cherry tomatoes from the garden or the farmer's market. This recipe will serve 10-12 for get togethers.

Top Review by evelyn/athens

Lovely salad - very light and fresh-tasting. Tested this for my son's birthday party (making a 1/2 portion) and it got a thumbs up by everyone in the family, including the greenophobe (my son HATES anything green) who is having the birthday. I was tempted to use a second garlic clove but restrained myself and am glad I did so - another would have overwhelmed the delicate taste of the peas and tarragon. Oh, this looked very pretty too. Thanks sugarpea - this is on the menu again Sunday. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil pasta in large pot of salted water until al dente; drain and rinse to cool.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together vinegar, water, salt, sugar, tarragon, garlic paste and pepper to taste; add the oil while whisking until it is emulsified.
  3. Add pasta, peas, tomatoes and basil; toss well.

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