Tomato, Broccoli and Pasta Salad

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Valerie in Australia

A meal on its own... Great for picnics and summer parties. Looks great with the coloured pasta. Not too high in calories either. One of my sister's recipes passed down...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta until tender but firm.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Wrap in paper towel and set aside.
  4. Blanch the broccoli for 2 minutes in boiling water.
  5. Drain and rinse in cold water and wrap in a towel.
  6. In salad bowl combine pasta, green onions,tomatoes, cheese (add broccoli just before serving) Dressing: Combine lemon juice, water, garlic, mustard and olive oil till mixed well.
  7. Pour over salad and toss till mixed.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 4 hours.
  10. Tastes even better the next day.
  11. The broccoli is added last because the acid in the salad dressing will cause the broccoli to lose its green colour.

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