Lemon & Veggie Summer Pasta Salad

lemon and veggie summertime pasta salad recipe

Lemon & Veggie Summer Pasta Salad

Serves 8
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Appetizer, Salad
Misc Serve Cold
Make this delicious and fresh pasta salad anytime! It's picnic perfect, healthy and vegetarian.

Ingredients

  • 1 box Rainbow Rotini
  • 1/2 Zucchini
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • 4 Carrots
  • 1/2 Large Red Onion
  • 1 Lemon
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Bravado Spice Jalapeno Garlic Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Italian Blend Seasoning
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

Directions

1. Cook your pasta using the box directions.
2. While the pasta is cooking, slice your zucchini, carrots, bell pepper and red onions into small bite size pieces.
3. Juice your lemon thoroughly using a juicer and set aside.
4. Add your olive oil and seasoning to the lemon juice. As you are adding the seasoning, crush any herbs you can in your fingers as you drop it into the lemon to open up the flavors.
5. When you pasta is al dente, drain the pasta and add it to a large bowl.
6. While the pasta is still hot, add just a touch of oil to keep it from sticking. Then add your chopped vegetables and combine thoroughly.
7. Wait a few minutes. When the pasta gets closer to room temperature, add your lemon and olive oil mixture and combine thoroughly.
8. Keep in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

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