Cold or warm, these pasta salads are perfect for a fuss-free lunch. Go on, make a meal with them
Pasta perfect salads.
MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD
Prep time 10 mins Cooking time 8 min Serves 4 350g coloured fusilli pasta 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp lemon juice ½ tbsp Dijon mustard 1-2 tsp dried herbs de Provence 150g mixed lettuce (radicchio, chicory and iceberg lettuce) torn into bite-sized pieces 200g cherry tomatoes, quartered 150g black olives, pitted and halved 2 spring onions, finely sliced 2 balls mozzarella, 125g each, diced or sliced Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water until al dente. Drain and rinse. In a salad bowl, mix together the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, herbs, salt and ground black pepper to make a dressing. Mix together all the vegetables, pasta and the mozzarella. Drizzle the dressing over and toss. Adjust seasoning and serve topped with ground black pepper.