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Risoni Pasta Salad

Risoni Pasta Salad

From “Home Tried Favourites” published by the NZ Vegetarian Society and available in our bookshop.


1 cup Risoni pasta (dry)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup raisins or sultanas
16 fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
1 red capsicum, chopped
1/2 carrot, coarsely chopped
70g pine nuts, toasted

Dressing / Sauce:

1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
2 tablespoon oil

  1. Cook pasta as per instructions on packet, with added salt.
  2. Drain, rinse and put into serving bowl.
  3. Add the raisins, mint leaves, capsicum and carrot.
  4. Dry roast the pine nuts.
  5. Mix through the dressing. Stand to let flavours blend through, for a minimum of one hour.

Serves 2, or 4 as a side dish