This kale pasta salad recipe is a great option when you're looking for a lighter pasta salad for summer! It's got a delicious vinaigrette dressing, and it's loaded with fresh ingredients.
kale pasta salad
AuthorSalt & Lavender
1cuplittle tomatoes (grape, cherry, etc.)halved
1/2yellow bell pepperchopped
2cups(packed) kalestems removed and chopped finely
1/4cupred onion or to taste
Salt & pepper (to taste)to taste
1/4cupfinely grated parmesan cheese
2tablespoonsred wine vinegar
1teaspoon(packed) brown sugar
Boil a large, salted pot of water for the pasta. Cook the pasta al dente according to package instructions. Once the pasta is done, rinse it under cool water and let it drain thoroughly.
Meanwhile, prep your other ingredients and add them to a large salad bowl as you go along. The kale should be removed from the stems and chopped very finely. Add the dressing ingredients to a jar.
Once the pasta is done, add it to the bowl. Shake the dressing thoroughly and toss the salad until coated. Season the pasta salad with salt & pepper as needed. You can eat it right away or chill it for an hour or so prior to eating.