Pasta Salad with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Pasta Salad with Tomato and Basil Recipe

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A light and fresh pasta salad, perfect for a hot summer afternoon.


A simple yet wonderfully tasty pasta salad with the amazing flavors of tomato and basil. A refreshing salad with quite a bit of heft to it that it's good enough to be a meal on its own.

Prep: 25 mins
Chill Time: 1 days
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 1 days 30 mins


  • 10 oz shell pasta, cooked and well drained
  • 6 plum tomatoes, juices reserved
  • 1 bunch scallions, minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp basil, chopped
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup olives, chopped
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Serve immediately at room temperature, or cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours before serving.


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 107mg
  • Calories: 253kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 234mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 369mg
  • Vitamin A: 815IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
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