Roasted Meditarranean Vegetable Pasta Salad

This colourful salad is hearty and delicious. Full of flavourful healthy ingredients it will keep you fuller for longer.

If you want to add a bit more protein, crumbled feta cheese on top works well!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

You’ll need:

2 red or yellow peppers, diced (380g)

1 courgette, sliced (250g)

1 red onion, cut into chunks (200g)

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

25g pack basil, torn

100g sun dried tomato paste

1 tbsp olive oil

150g wholewheat pasta

4 handfuls Baby Leaf Salad (100g)

What to do:

  • Preheat the oven to 200oC, gas mark 6.
  • Place peppers, courgette, onion, garlic and half the basil in a large roasting tin and stir in the tomato paste and oil, season and roast for 25 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, drain then toss into the cooked vegetables. Set aside and allow to cool.
  • Stir the vegetable mixture into the salad with the remaining basil and serve.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Calories: 326 / Protein: 8.7g / Carbohydrate: 36g / Sugar: 13.5g / Saturated Fat: 2.1g / Fibre: 5.1g / Salt: 0.9g

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