As the weather gets warmer, forget about piping-hot dishes and meals that require over an hour of tedious oven time. Instead, opt for quick, easy and most importantly, cold dinner alternatives that utilise an easy-to-prepare and affordable core ingredient – pasta. Cold pasta dishes can be enjoyed for both lunch and supper, and are the perfect answer to the incoming warm weather that can turn from manageable to baking in a matter of minutes!
Featuring our ingredient of the month, avocado, this refreshing and flavour-packed delight is not only easy and quick to prepare, but tasty too. With smoky bacon flavours accompanying ever bite, and a sprinkle or two of fresh thyme, this tasty combination can be enjoyed as either a side dish or as a main on a warm evening.
Perfect for a family picnic as a succulent side dish, or alternatively alongside a delicious piece of braai meat, this Devil Egg Pasta Salad packs a unique punch of flavour that will have all who try it coming back for seconds. Macaroni pasta, marvellous mayonnaise, a sprinkle or two of paprika, and a couple of hard boiled eggs is all that you need to create this perfect pasta plate.
Easy to make and a pleasure to prepare, this noodle dish with a twist is a real winner. Creamy peanut flavours and subtle hints of Asian influence make this cold spaghetti dish a real treat that the whole family is bound to fall in love with.
Fresh, light, and perfect for warm weather, this refreshing pea and pesto surprise offers a timeless flavour that is truly invigorating to tuck into. Add a drizzle of olive oil and scrumptious shavings of pecorino cheese, and this fabulous feast is ready to impress those lucky enough to grace your dinner table.