Zesty Lemon Pasta Salad

Zesty Lemon Pasta Salad

Zesty Lemon Pasta Salad

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
A fresh tasting pasta salad seasoned with lemon, Thyme and Black Pepper.
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges

  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 325 gram (11 ounce) dried pasta twists

  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon Dried Thyme

  • 2 red peppers, cut into wedges

  • 6 spring onions, diagonally sliced

  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon Coarse Ground Black Pepper


  • 1 Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a pan and fry the onion for 5 minutes until lightly browned. Add the lemon and sear for a few minutes, until charred. Transfer to a large bowl. Drain the pasta and add to the bowl.
  • 2 Make the salad dressing by mixing the lemon juice, Thyme, Black Pepper and extra olive oil in a bowl. Drizzle over the pasta and toss in the red peppers and spring onions.
  • 3 Delicious served with hot, crusty bread.