Recipe ~ Hot & Cold Pasta Salad

I love the type of weather that calls for simple meals eaten in the garden whilst enjoying the end of a lovely day.

This quick and simple pasta dish is thrown together in minutes and can be enjoyed hot or cold.

You will need {serves 4}

1 Fresh pepperhot and cold pasta salad what you need

1/3 cucumber

125g feta cheese

large handful of pine nuts

bacon / sausages

olive oil

Juice of a lemon

200g dried mini pasta shells





To make

Grill the bacon / sausages and then slice in to…thin slices.

Cook the pasta according to package instructions.

Whilst all this is going on, chop the pepper, cucumber and feta cheese.

cucumber peppers feta

Toss pine nuts in to a frying pan with a little salt, heat until the pine nuts are toasted not burnt, this is ridiculously easy to do so keep an eye on them.

toasted pinenuts

Drain pasta and place in a large serving bowl.

Mix up 2 tablespoons of olive oil with the juice of a lemon, add to the pasta, give it a mix.

Add the rest of the ingredients and combine, and its done!


combining ingediants

This is just as yummy eaten straight away or chilled, makes perfect next day picnic food!

quick and easy pasta dish


  1. Always love finding new cold pasta things to take for lunch at work - This looks yummy! x


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