Summertime Pasta

By on November 13, 2011

12766183 Summertime Pasta

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 1 pound of small pasta shells
  • 1 cup of arugula, washed and trimmed
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 long green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shaved
  • 1/4 cup of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of freshly ground black pepperPREPARATION
  • In 6 quarts of salted boiling water cook the pasta until al dente, around 10 minutes
  • Rinse with cold water and drain
  • In a small bowl whisk together the oil, vinegar and lemon juice.
  • Combine the arugula, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, parsley, basil and shaved Parmesan cheese with the pasta shells.
  • Season with salt an pepper.Serves 4 to 6 people