Summer Pasta Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kiwi Kathy

A cold, uncooked sauce stirred through hot pasta makes an easy and nutritious meal on a hot day. Another favourite of mine from Alison & Simon Holst's "Very Easy Vegetarian Cookbook".

Top Review by Sharon123

Delicicous! I so enjoyed this salad! The avocadoes made it so creamy and I used fresh tomatoes from the garden. I halved the recipe for my DH and I. Thanks for a summer treat! Made for the Australian Swap Aug. 2009.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water with about 1 tblspn of oil added. Drain when cooked.
  2. While pasta is cooking, cut the avocado and tomatoes into 1cm cubes and put in a bowl. Add the finely chopped onion, garlic and roughly chopped basil and capers.
  3. Mix the reaming ingredients thoroughly, and toss through the vegetable mixture.
  4. When ready to serve, put the hot drained pasta into a shallow bowl, toss half the sauce through it and spoon the rest over the top. Serve at once.

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