Strawberry Lemon Basil Pasta Salad#Improv

Strawberry Lemon Basil Pasta Salad is a healthy and delicious dish that will brighten up any plate. A pasta side dish made with strawberries, lemon and fresh basil , it's perfect for a light and filling  summer meal. A  simple salad wherein the dressing can be made a day ahead and tossed  just before serving.
2 Tablespoons Olive oil
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
1 Tablespoon Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Sendhav Namak / Himalayan Pink Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Red Chilly Flakes
1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 Cups Campanella Pasta
A Handful of Fresh Baby Basil leaves
2 Cups Sliced Strawberries
1 Lemon - cut into round slices

Boil the pasta in water with a tablespoon of sea salt when the water comes to a boil add the pasta and cook it on high flame till al dente. It took 10 to 12 minutes to cook. Drain and cool it completely. 
In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper until sugar is dissolved. Add pasta, basil, lemon zest and strawberries, toss to coat.
Salt and pepper to taste. R
efrigerate covered until ready to serve.  
Serve garnished with a lemon slices and enjoy.  
Labels: Pasta, Salads, Strawberry, Healthy, Main course, Improv Cooking Challenge, Vegetarian, Vegan,  Pasta & Noodles

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  1. What a great way to eat the rainbow. Sounds wonderful.

  2. This pasta is just packed full of amazing ingredients - it looks wonderfully perfect for summery weather!

  3. What a delicious sounding summertime meal!