Simple Pasta Salad

Simple Pasta Salad
4 from 2 ratings
This recipe is a simple salad perfect for summer: just red tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, parsley, and a plain vinaigrette of olive oil and vinegar.
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, preferably extra-virgin
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 cup cooked penne pasta
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, washed and diced
  • 5 ounce mozzarella, diced
  • 10 pitted black olives, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  1. In a small jar or cruet, whisk together the olive oil and vinegar, salt, pepper, and oregano. In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, tomatoes, mozzarella, olives, basil and parsley. Add the dressing and toss to combine.