Summer Pasta Salad
This easy, refreshing whole wheat pasta salad makes great use of summer vegetables and herbs while they're in their prime!
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Appetizer, Brunch, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
whole wheat pasta, cooked according to package directions
red pepper, finely chopped
cherry tomatoes, halved
black olives, sliced (one 6-ounce can, drained and rinsed)
mozarella cheese, cubed (8 ounces)
fresh basil, finely chopped
Juice from one lemon
Sea salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients for base together in a large mixing bowl.
(Note: If preparing salad one day or more in advance, don't add basil until you are ready to serve).
In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients for dressing until homogenous.
Pour dressing over base. Gently mix until evenly combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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summer pasta salad