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Pasta Salad

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Pasta salad

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
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Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 7p
Calories: 361kcal
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  • 100 g peas
  • 250 g pasta
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 dessertspoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • fresh herbs if you grow them or have them already


  • Cook and drain the pasta.
  • Make a dressing with the garlic, oil and vinegar.
  • Combine the dressing with the pasta and add the frozen peas. The warmth of the pasta will be enough to cook the peas, and they will cool the pasta to room temperature.
  • Serve with 2 slices per person of homemade bread to mop up the juices.

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Nutrition Facts
Pasta salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 200mg6%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 191IU4%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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