Recipe

Curried pasta salad

Spicy hits of curry powder and capsicum lend an Indian edge to this basic pasta salad.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Curried pasta salad
Spicy hits of curry powder and capsicum lend an Indian edge to this basic pasta salad. It makes for a great packed lunch or as a quick weeknight meal - either way it's super filling and loaded with flavour.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (180g) small pasta shells
  • 1 medium_piece (200g) red capsicum, chopped finely
  • 1 medium_piece (200g) green capsicum, chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 100 gram button mushrooms, chopped finely
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cream

Method

  • 1
    Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until tender, drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, make curry dressing. Place curry powder and sugar in small bowl, gradually whisk in oil, vinegar and cream.
  • 3
    Place pasta in large bowl with capsicum, chives and mushrooms. Add dressing, toss to combine.

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