Rainbow of Colours Pasta Salad

“This is a very fresh and creamy pasta salad featuring many different vegetables and a slightly spicy ricotta dressing. Its easy to make, looks beautiful on any table and goes well with all sorts of main dishes. Oh and lets not forget, its also super yummy! I hope you and your family will enjoy it as much as we did! :) Note please: This salad is great both warm and cold.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot cook pasta according to package directions until al dente (this will take about 8-10 minutes depending on your brand of pasta). During the last 6 minutes of cooking add your frozen vegetables.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the dressing by mixing ricotta, half and half, olive oil and spices (chili through pepper) in a bowl. Adjust salt and pepper to your liking.
  3. Drain the pasta and veggies, return them to the pot and add the dressing. Stir to combine. You might need to add 1 tbs or so more of the ricotta and/or half and half depending on how much your pasta absorbs.
  4. Transfer the pasta veggie dressing mix to your serving bowl.
  5. Add the cheese cubes, onion, cherry tomatoes, arugula leaves and sunflower seeds. Toss to combine.
  6. Last but not least top with the basil strips and if you like mix again. Serve warm or cold.

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