Strawberry Basil Pasta Toss


Strawberries for dinner?  This pasta toss is a quick fix for a busy night.  Double up the recipe for a larger crowd or for leftover lunch the next day.

IMG_5349Strawberry Basil Pasta Toss

For PDF copy of recipe, Strawberry Basil Pasta Toss

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 2/3 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup strawberries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons Romano cheese, shredded
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Cook favorite pasta as directed. Use buckwheat pasta or other gluten free type if preferred.
  2. Sauté celery in oil for 2-3 minutes (softer with a bit of crunch).
  3. Add balsamic vinegar, and then strawberries and basil and toss for about 1 minute.
  4. Add strawberry sauce onto pasta and sprinkle with Romano cheese and salt and pepper. Enjoy.
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One Response to Strawberry Basil Pasta Toss

  1. Pingback: Monthly Food Feature: Strawberries | Aspire, Perspire, Nourish Yourself

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