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Orange and Herb Pasta Salad

Submitted by on May 3, 2013 – 1:44 pmNo Comment


This recipe is taken from the Suma Childrens Cookbook, availiable in print for free by either adding BK079 to your next order, or emailing info@suma.coop and asking our customer information team to put one in the post to you. The delightful cookbook features wonderful illustrations by Helen Bridge, a mum and a Suma worker. All of the recipes are designed to be simple enough for children to cook themselves with an adults supervision. Happy cooking!

Ingredients:

  • 150g(6oz) pasta spirals
  • 2 tbs Suma olive oil (GT084)
  • 1 small orange – segmented
  • juice of a small orange
  • 1 red pepper – roasted
  • 100g(3 1/2oz)mange tout – thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions – finely chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber – diced
  • 1 tbs fresh parsley – chopped
  • 1 tbs fresh mint – chopped
  • 1/2 cos lettuce

Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta in boiling water, drain and allow to cool.
  2. Mix the olive oil and orange juice in a bowl, season to taste. Drain the pasta and stir in dressing while still warm.
  3. Roast the pepper in a little olive oil for about 30 mins, until charred. Allow to cool a little, skin, deseed and cut into strips. Arrange the lettuce leaves in a dish.
  4. Mix all the vegetables, orange segments and herbs with the pasta and spoon on top of the lettuce.

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