This is a wonderful pasta salad, not only is this really colorful, it's really delicious too. It's simple to make, and you're done in no time. So if you're in a hurry, this is a healthy dish to make with all the vegetables and flavor instead of fast food. You're really going to love this recipe, it's sure to be a favorite.
Keyword tomato pasta recipe
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1poundof Ditalini pasta
1/3cupof fresh basil - chopped
1half bag of organic frozen corn
1Shallot - chopped fine
1 4oz.package of sun dried tomatoes
2cupsof organic cherry tomatoes - cut in half and roasted
Place the pasta in the Instant Pot, along with 2 cups of water, and close the lid until it beeps and locks.
Make sure the pressure valve is set to 'SEALING' and press the manual button, and set the Pot to 4 minutes, allowing the Instant Pot to build and release pressure automatically. While the pasta is cooking, place 1 Tablespoon of butter in a non-stick skillet, and add the shallots, corn, basil, sun dried tomatoes, and cherry tomato's, and cook over medium to medium-high heat until the vegetables are golden brown.
Remove from heat, and set aside. In a small bowl, mix the Olive oil, vinegar, honey, 2 Tablespoons of Italian seasoning, and the lime juice, and stir until well blended, and place in refrigerator.
When the Instant Pot is finished cooking the pasta, it will go to the 'KEEP WARM' OR OFF setting.
Carefully turn the pressure valve to VENTING with an oven mitt to make sure all pressure has been released.
Remove the lid, and add 1 Tablespoon of butter to the Pasta and stir.
Remove the pasta to a bowl, and cool slightly.
When pasta has cooled slightly, add the roasted vegetables to the pasta, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and blend.
Place the mozzarella pearls in a small bowl with the rest of the Italian seasoning and toss to coat, and add them to the pasta salad, tossing all ingredients together.
Remove the dressing from the refrigerator, stir to blend, and pour over the pasta salad coating the pasta and vegetables in the mixture.
Serve immediately. Enjoy.
May be served with crusty bread, or topped with bacon or pepperoni.