Now the weather is beginning to warm up, it is fun to make some light and lively dishes. This simple pasta salad can be cooked up in a jiffy. The tangy flavors make it perfect for a yummy supper after a good dig in the garden. Enjoy! Love Chef Mel x
Mediterranean Noodle Salad
1 packet spiral noodles cooked
1 onion diced
1 cup cucumber washed and finely diced
1 block firm tofu diced
1/2 cup minced basil
1 cup black olives cut in half
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Place the cucumber and tofu in a bowl and add about 2 tablespoons of umeboshi vinegar. Mix well and let marinate.
Place the onions, salt and oil in a skillet.
Sauté on a high flame for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Re-rinse the noodles and place them in a
Add the tofu, cucumber, olives, and onions and mix together.
Season with umeboshi vinegar and mix through.
Let sit for about 5 minutes. Add more umeboshi vinegar if needed for a stronger taste.
Add the basil, toss through noodles and serve.