Mushroom Pasta Salad with Cherry Tomatoes
Note: Prep time does not include marinate time.
Adapted from a recipe in Pasta Cooking
8 ozmushrooms, sliced thin
8 ozcherry tomatoes, halved
8 ozpasta, mini penne or any shaped pasta of your choice
1/3 colive oil
3-4 Tbsplemon juice (start with 3 tbsp)
1 tsp(heaping) chopped fresh basil
1 tspchopped fresh parsley or 1/2 t dried
·salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbspor so sugar, to taste (or omit if you prefer a tangier dressing)
How to Make Mushroom Pasta Salad with Cherry Tomatoes
- Place sliced mushrooms in a large bowl.
- Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Add to mushrooms and gently mix to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to marinate at least 1 hour.
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain.
- Add cold pasta and halved cherry tomatoes to mushrooms and lemon dressing. Mix well to coat. Serve at room temperature or chill if you prefer.