Gazpacho Pasta Salad

Just like the soup it is named after, this side-dish pasta salad is full of tomatoes, sweet pepper, and cucumber.

Gazpacho Pasta Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 8 mins


  • 8 ounces pipette or cavatappi pasta
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 3 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes with jalapeno chiles
  • 1 large sweet green pepper, cored, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium celery ribs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled, quartered lengthwise and sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick pieces (about 1-1/4 cups)
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Make It

1. Cook pasta in large, deep pot of lightly salted water until al dente, firm yet tender, following package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, paprika and salt. Add tomatoes with their juice, green pepper, celery and cucumber; toss to mix. Add pasta; toss to coat.

3. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes to chill.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 212, Fat, total (g): 7, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 31, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 479, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.