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Pasta Salad with Peppers

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  • Red Pepper – 1
  • Orange Pepper – 1
  • Dried Conchiglie Pasta – 280 gms
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 5 tblsp
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tblsp
  • Bottled Pesto Sauce – 2 tblsp
  • Garlic – 1 clove, finely chopped
  • Fresh Basil Leaves – 3 tblsp, shredded
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Preheat the grill to high.
  2. Put the whole peppers on a baking sheet and place under the hot grill, turning frequently for 15 minutes, or until charred all over.
  3. Remove with tongs and place it in a bowl.
  4. Cover with crumpled kitchen paper and reserve.
  5. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil.
  6. Add the pasta and return to the boil.
  7. Cook for 10-12 minutes until just tender.
  8. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, pesto sauce and garlic in a bowl, whisking well to mix.
  9. Drain the pasta, add it to the pesto mixture while still hot and toss well. Reserve until required.
  10. When the peppers are cool enough to handle, peel off the skins, then cut open and remove the seeds.
  11. Chop the flesh roughly and add to the pasta with the basil.
  12. Season to taste with salt and pepper and toss well.
  13. Serve.
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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