Pasta for One with Raw Vegetable Salad

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
10 min

Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 ounces dry capellini or linguini fini
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/4inch dice
  • 1 ripe tomato or 2 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/4inch dice
  • 1 kirby cucumber, seeded and cut into 1/4 inch dice (or 6 or 7 green beans cut into very fine rounds)
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic or sherry vinegar to taste
  • A few fresh basil (or mint) leaves, cut into chiffonade
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 ounce goat's cheese
Directions

Bring a quart of water to a boil. Add pasta to and cook for 10 minutes. Meanwhile prepare and dice the pepper, tomatoes and cucumber and season with a tablespoonful or so of olive oil and some balsamic vinegar to taste. Add basil season with salt and pepper. Drain pasta and ladle into a plate; spoon raw mixture over the top and garnish with goat's cheese.


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