7 Ways to Make Pasta Interesting ...

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If you are hungry for something new and exciting, well then look no further for different ways to make pasta interesting.

Donโ€™t just have spaghetti and meatballs, mix it up with seafood, vegetables, and even fruit!

Wait until you see the recipe I have for a pasta fruit salad, my mouth is watering.

Trust me, you donโ€™t want to miss out on these great ways to make pasta interesting...

1. Chilled Strawberry Pasta Salad...

Chilled Strawberry Pasta Salad...

Itโ€™s strawberry season and what better way to make pasta interesting than with fresh fruit for your Summer barbecue!

It seems like a no brainer, I mean...why havenโ€™t I thought of adding strawberries to my pasta before!

This refreshing dish also includes baby spinach, mozzarella, and a homemade balsamic dressing, delish!

Ingredients:

Balsamic Dressing:

1 cup (250ml) good olive oil

1/3 cup (85ml) aged balsamic vinegar

1/3 x 250g punnet strawberries, washed and hulled

Cracked black pepper

Salad:

2 cups cooked penne pasta, cooled

2/3 x 250g punnet strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced

4 large buffalo mozzarella, torn (or large bocconcini)

2 cups baby spinach leaves, washed

1/2 cup basil leaves, washed and torn

Directions:

Whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Puree the dressing strawberries and pass through a sieve, then whisk into the oil mixture.2

Taste and season with cracked pepper.

To prepare salad, toss pasta, strawberries, mozzarella and spinach in a large bowl with dressing.

Allow to sit for 10 minutes then serve on a large plate.

Top with torn basil leaves.

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