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Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables

and Black Olives
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Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables

Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables - Beans, zucchini and peas bring a fresh bite to this Italian pasta salad

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 50 min.
Ready in
Calories:
274
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie274 kcal(13 %)
Protein9 g(9 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates33 g(22 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6 g(20 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.6 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin3.4 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate73 μg(24 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin5.8 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C23 mg(24 %)
Potassium425 mg(11 %)
Calcium78 mg(8 %)
Magnesium64 mg(21 %)
Iron2.9 mg(19 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.7 g
Uric acid103 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
7 ounces
Green beans (romano bean)
4 ounces
Peas (frozen)
5 ounces
2
yellow Zucchini (about 400 grams)
1 ounce
black Sliced olives (from a jar)
4 sprigs
5 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Sieve, 1 Small bowl, 1 small Whisk, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Salad bowl, 1 Salad server, 1 large Storage container (about 2 liters), 1 Pot

Preparation steps

1.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 1

Rinse beans, drain and cut diagonally into 5 mm (approximately 1/4-inch) wide strips.

2.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 2

Cook beans in a pot of boiling salted water for 2 minutes. Add peas and cook for 3 minutes.

3.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 3

Drain beans and peas, rinse in cold water and drain well. Place in a large bowl.

4.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 4

Cook pasta according to package directions in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente.

5.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 5

Meanwhile, rinse the zucchini, dry and cut into 5 mm (approximately 1/4-inch) thick slices. Add to the bowl with beans and peas. 

6.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 6

Drain the olives. Rinse lemon thyme, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop coarsely. Mix olives and half the thyme with the vegetables.

7.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 7

Drain the pasta, rinse with cold water and drain. Toss with vegetable mixture.

8.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 8

In a small bowl, season vinegar with salt, pepper and remaining thyme and mix to combine. Whisk in olive oil.

9.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 9

Toss dressing with the pasta salad and let sit for about 20 minutes.

10.
Pasta Salad with Green Vegetables preparation step 10

Season salad with salt and pepper. Transfer to a storage container (about 2 liters or approximately 2 quarts) for transporting, if desired. Serve at room temperature.