Pasta salad really is the epitome of summer, sunshine and good humor and the ideal souvenir for any barbecue or picnic. But psst: Even in winter, pasta salad is great to take with you in your lunchbox. So get ready for a little trip to Italy and let your taste buds float on cloud nine!
Toast the pine nuts in a small frying pan. Be careful: They darken faster than you think!
Cook the pasta until al dente and drain.
Halve the cherry tomatoes, chop the sun-dried tomatoes and basil and place everything in a large bowl with the rocket.
If you like, you can tear apart a ball of mozzarella and add it to the salad.
Mix the ingredients for the dressing and add it to the bowl with the cooled pasta just before serving.
Top your pasta salad with vinegar pearls and pine nuts.
Enjoy your meal!
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