паста салата

From pasta you can make not only an unbelievable main dish, but a tempting and refreshing salad as well. Many have difficulties when choosing macaroni which would suit this idea. To make it easier for you, we have gathered some information about how to prepare an amazing salad which would impress your whole family, in no time. Follow those advices and you will be pleased.

Choose short pasta

It is a fact that often pasta is eaten outside in the garden, among friends and during some outdoors celebrations. In order to avoid staining and to make the eating process even more pleasant it’s good to bet on the short pasta. Most suitable are the penne, farfalle,  but you can also prepare it with couscous and vegetables. There are a thousand recipes which you can try, depending on your taste preferences, your senses will definitely enjoy each bite.

A pasta salad is always a good idea, because, besides very tasty, it is quite filling and in the same time easy to make.

Suitable additions

What should you include in your pasta salad? We can’t give you one answer here, because everything is based on your individual preferences. Most suitable are the fresh products like: cucumber, cherry tomatoes, peppers, pesto, olives, broccoli, carrots, lettuce, onion, mozzarella and others. Try to avoid fatty meat and the too dense and nutritional sauces, let the salads be light. Be careful with the boiling, keep them in boiling, salted water for as long as it’s stated in the package, in order for the pasta to be al dente.

It is nice to add the dressing before cooling the dish, as that way it would soak up the ingredients and end up even more delicious. Some people eat pasta salad which has been stored at room temperature, while others let it cool off in the fridge. If you decide to choose the second option, you should be careful not to go overboard with the cooling.

If you are searching for inspiration for pasta salad look at our recipes and share in Facebook which one you liked most.