Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Tri-color Pasta Salad - Independence day Special


Happy Independence day to all my readers :)

Oh yes!! As a food blogger I have used food to wish you all :) Hope you are all enjoying the holiday with your family at home.

Independence day is celebrated by all Indians since 1947 but then I have yet another reason to celebrate this day, its 365 days since I got engaged to my man ;) He even comically says he lost his Independence on Independence day :P lol.

We both are celebrating our day with a delicious pasta salad, what are you all doing this day?



Pasta (bow) - 1 cup
Cherry tomatoes - 10
Broccoli - 1/2
Olive oil - 2 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Salt - for taste
Italian seasoning (mixed herbs) - 2 tsp
Ground flax seeds - 1 tsp



Cook Pasta in a large pot of water along with some salt and oil. Once it gets cooked strain the water and wash under cold water.

Chop the cherry tomatoes into halves.

Boil the broccoli for 3 mins in water.

Take pasta, tomatoes, broccoli in a mixing bowl, add olive oil, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and crushed flax seeds to it and toss well until well mixed.

Serve and enjoy eating :)



You can add some Italian salad dressing as well to make it more delicious.

Add chilly flakes if you want it spicy.


Written by: Nithya
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Kadhyaa said...

happy independence day! pasta salad luks great

Kadhyaa said...

happy independence day! pasta salad luks great

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow lovely pasta, looks total yum and pics are so colorful, love the 2nd one very much!

Az said...

Happy Independence Day.. Love the colorful salad!

kitchen queen said...

yum yum and delicious pasta salad.

notyet100 said...

Feel like eatingnthis right now,,,

Archana said...

Happy Independence day. Lovely salad.
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photos were amazing :) and colourful

Chitra said...

wow, lovely pasta .. Pics looks very bright and colorful :)

Veena Theagarajan said...

happy independence day! I always love the pasta salad as it can be full meal itself! lovely colors

Priyas Feast said...

Happy anniversary and also independence day...Pasta looks luscious and yum

Sathya Sankar said...

Happy independance day!
Pasta salad looks delicious!

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Spice up the Curry said...

this is looking so beautiful and colorful.. nice way to celebrate 15th august

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