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Warm pesto and haloumi pasta salad

14
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A creamy pesto dressing makes this warm salad an instant 'comfort' meal for all seasons.

Ingredients

Pasta

240 g, (penne)

Haloumi cheese

150 g, thinly sliced

Green shallot(s)

4 individual, thinly sliced

Red capsicum

1 large, thinly sliced

Rocket

150 g

Basil pesto

¼ cup(s), (65g)

Light sour cream

2 tbs

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, until just tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over high heat. Cook haloumi for 1 minute each side or until golden.
  3. Place pasta in a large bowl. Add shallots, capsicum and rocket. Toss to combine. Combine pesto, sour cream and juice in a small bowl. Add to salad and toss to combine. Divide among serving bowls and top with haloumi. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Serve.