Spinach And Corn Pasta Salad In Jar Recipe
Spinach and corn pasta salad in a jar recipe is an interesting and healthy dish that can be packed for lunch. the healthy combination of sweet corn and spinach is layered along with a tangy and mildly spicy tomato dressing. With this delicious dressing and a whole lot of vegetables and herbs , your lunch is now both tasty, wholesome and gorgeous.
Spinach and Corn pasta Salad in a jar recipe is an interesting and healthy dish that can be packed for lunch. it can keep the vegetables up to 2 days. In this recipe, the healthy combination of sweet corn and spinach is layered along with a tangy and mildly spicy tomato dressing. With this delicious dressing and a whole lot of vegetables and herbs , your lunch is now both tasty, wholesome and gorgeous.
Serve the Spinach And Corn Pasta Salad In a Jar for lunch or for special dinner. Garlic bread and Spinach and corn pasta salad in a jar can be served together.
You may also wish to try other interesting salad recipes, check few of them from the below-mentioned recipes.
You can use baby spinach ( raw) .
You can use your choice of fresh seasonal vegetables and herbs.
Using cheese is optional.
You can use vegan cheese like tofu as a healthier option.
You can use any variety of pasta.
- 1 cup Penne pasta
- 1/2 cup Sweet corn , boiled
- 1/2 cup Spinach , chopped
- 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
- 1/2 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) For the Tomato Dressing
- 4 Blanched tomatoes
- 1/4 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , deseeded
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 Dry red chilli
- 1 teaspoon Vinegar
- 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Mixed Herbs (Dried) , dry or fresh
- Salt , to taste For garnish
- 2 teaspoons Pumpkin seeds
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated
- 5 Basil leaves
- 5 Black olives , sliced
How to make Spinach And Corn Pasta Salad In Jar Recipe
To begin with the Spinach and corn pasta salad in jar recipe first, bring 2 cups of water to and let it boil and add a pinch of salt , pasta and cook for 7-8 minutes.
Drain the pasta in a colander and pour a cup of cold water over it to stop the cooking, set aside.
Heat a heavy bottom pan with 1 cup of water and bring it to boil.
Now add the washed and chopped spinach and immediately switch off.
Drain the excess water from the spinach and set it aside.
For the pasta sauce, coarsely grind the blanched tomatoes, red chilli, bell pepper and garlic.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan with olive oil and add the ground mixture. Add salt ,vinegar and cook covered over low flame for approximately for 7-8 minutes or till the time the oil separates.
Sprinkle the fresh/dry herbs and switch off.
Take a clean, dry, odour free jar and start layering the salad.
Start by adding 1 tablespoon of the tomato dressing .
Followed by chopped yellow bell pepper, penne pasta, spinach, sweet corn, red bell peppers.
Garnish with grated cheese, pumpkin seeds and herbs. Close the jar tightly and refrigerate till you consume.
Your stunning looking colourful Pasta Salad Jar is now ready.
Whenever you want to eat, open the jar and transfer the contents to a wide bowl, mix and enjoy with a piece of Garlic Bread.
Masterchefmom aka Uma Raghuraman is passionate about cooking and loves to experiment with Indian and World cuisine. She shares her experiences step by step and amazing recipes through her blog, www.masterchefmom.blogspot.in. A self taught and compulsive baker she tries to bring in right balance of taste, nutrition and presentation to all her dishes. A mother to two teenagers and having been with children as a school teacher for over five years, she understands child psychology and the role played by food in influencing their eating habits.