Spinach And Corn Pasta Salad In Jar Recipe

Spinach and Corn pasta Salad in a jar recipe is an interesting and healthy dish that can be packed for lunch. it can keep the vegetables up to 2 days. In this recipe, the healthy combination of sweet corn and spinach is layered along with a tangy and mildly spicy tomato dressing. With this delicious dressing and a whole lot of vegetables and herbs , your lunch is now both tasty, wholesome and gorgeous.   Archana’s Kitchen Durum Wheat Penne Pasta, Sweet corn, Spinach, Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum), Red Bell pepper (Capsicum), Blanched tomatoes, Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum), Garlic, Dry Red Chilli, Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Mixed Herbs (Dried), Salt, Pumpkin seeds, Italian seasoning, Mozzarella cheese, Basil leaves, Black olives   1 cup Archana’s Kitchen Durum Wheat Penne Pasta 1/2 cup Sweet corn , boiled 1/2 cup Spinach , chopped 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) 1/2 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) For the Tomato Dressing 4 Blanched tomatoes 1/4 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , deseeded 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 1 Dry Red Chilli 1 teaspoon Vinegar 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 teaspoon Mixed Herbs (Dried) , dry or fresh Salt , to taste For garnish  2 teaspoons Pumpkin seeds 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated 5 Basil leaves 5 Black olives , sliced     10   30     To begin with the Spinach and corn pasta salad in jar recipe first, bring 2 cups of water to and let it boil and add a pinch of salt , pasta and cook for 7-8 minutes.Drain the pasta in a colander and pour a cup of cold water over it to stop the cooking, set aside.Heat a heavy bottom pan with 1 cup of water and bring it to boil.Now add the washed and chopped spinach and immediately switch off.Drain the excess water from the spinach and set it aside.For the pasta sauce, coarsely grind the blanched tomatoes, red chilli, bell pepper and garlic.Heat a heavy bottomed pan with olive oil and add the ground mixture. Add salt ,vinegar and cook covered over low flame for approximately for 7-8 minutes or till the time the oil separates.Sprinkle the fresh/dry herbs and switch off.Take a clean, dry, odour free jar and start layering the salad.Start by adding 1 tablespoon of the tomato dressing .Followed by chopped yellow bell pepper, penne pasta, spinach, sweet corn, red bell peppers.Garnish with grated cheese, pumpkin seeds and herbs. Close the jar tightly and refrigerate till you consume.Your stunning looking colourful Pasta Salad Jar is now ready.Whenever you want to eat, open the jar and transfer the contents to a wide bowl, mix and enjoy with a piece of Garlic Bread.