Cilantro Tomato Pasta Salad Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: May 9, 2020 Modified: October 13, 2020
Cilantro Tomato Pasta Salad Recipe

This is a refreshing salad that goes well with any Mexican-inspired dish. The cilantro in the salad will tie in quite nicely. Simply done in under 30-minutes to create this healthy dish.

How To Make Cilantro Tomato Pasta Salad

A light and healthy salad comprised of fresh red tomatoes, shell pasta, cilantro and diced cucumber.

  • 1 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 cup red tomatoes (diced, ripe )
  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ cup red onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice (fresh)
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup dry small shell pasta (cooked and drained)
  1. Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Use a spoon to gently scrape away the seeds.
  3. Cut in half again lengthwise and dice the cucumber.
  4. Place cucumber, tomato, red onion, lime juice, cilantro, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl with pasta. Toss gently.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl; chill at least 15 minutes before serving.

How To Make Cilantro Tomato Pasta Salad

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A light and healthy salad comprised of fresh red tomatoes, shell pasta, cilantro and diced cucumber.

Prep: 10 mins
Chill Time: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup red tomatoes, diced, ripe
  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice, fresh
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup dry small shell pasta, cooked and drained

Instructions

  1. Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Use a spoon to gently scrape away the seeds.
  3. Cut in half again lengthwise and dice the cucumber.
  4. Place cucumber, tomato, red onion, lime juice, cilantro, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl with pasta. Toss gently.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl; chill at least 15 minutes before serving.
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