Pistachio and Pasta Salad
Veg CD PIC 15mins plus cooling
175g/6oz Short cut
Pasta e.g. Conchiglie or Macaroni
4 tbsp Mayonnaise
4 tbsp Natural Yoghurt
2 tbsp Tarragon Vinegar
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
50g/2oz Pistachio Nuts, chopped
Fresh whole Basil Leaves
1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the pasta and cook
for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.
2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix together the mayonnaise, yoghurt, milk, vinegar,
and garlic until well blended.
3. Add the cooled pasta and toss lightly. Chill until ready to serve.
4. To serve - cut the basil leaves into narrow strips and
stir into the chilled pasta together with the chopped pistachios.
Main equipment required to make
Food processor or
Key techniques required to make this
soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour.
It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.
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