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3 in 3 pasta salad with cucumbers and peas


Posted on June 28, 2012 , , ,
A quick and cool pasta salad for those hot summer days

  • Prep Time :
    3 min
  • Cook Time :
    3 min
  • Ready Time :
    6 min
  • Servings :
    4-6

Ingredients

  • 10-12 oz Al Dente Pasta
  • 10 oz frozen peas
  • 2 cucumbers, halved, seeded and cut into half moons
  • 1/2 cup favorite bottled salad dressing (I used Lemon Ginger Vinaigrette)
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds, if desired for garnish

Directions

Place peas in colander. Place cucumbers over the peas and salt the cucumbers. Place a plate over the cucumbers, with the jar of salad dressing on top, while pot of water is coming to a boil. Cook pasta for 3 minutes. Drain over the cucumbers and peas. If serving as a salad, rinse with cold water. Toss all together with the dressing and the almonds.

Test for seasoning.Place peas in colander. Place cucumbers over the peas and salt the cucumbers. Place a plate over the cucumbers, with the jar of salad dressing on top, while pot of water is coming to a boil. Cook pasta for 3 minutes. Drain over the cucumbers and peas. If serving as a salad, rinse with cold water. Toss all together with the dressing and the almonds.

Test for seasoning.