Spicy Burger Pasta Salad with Olives & Capers Dressing

Recipes | October 3, 2016 | By

Spicy Burger Pasta Salad with Olives & Capers Dressing
Serves 2
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 Quorn Vegan Hot & Spicy Burgers
  2. 180g pasta screws
  3. 2 tbsp. (30ml) olive oil
  4. 100g Portobello mushroom, quartered
  5. 1 tsp (5ml) fresh garlic, chopped
  6. 2 tbsps. (30ml) capers, sliced
  7. 5 Kalamata olives, pitted & sliced
  8. 5 green olives, pitted & sliced
  9. 1-2 red cayenne chillies, finely sliced
  10. ¼ tsp fresh garlic paste
  11. 1 tbsp. (15ml) white wine vinegar
  12. 2 tbsps. (30ml) fresh basil, finely sliced
  13. 16 mini Italian tomatoes
  14. 2 handfuls baby spinach or lettuce
  15. Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Boil the pasta as per the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add in the mushrooms and cook for a minute.
  3. Add in the garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes. As soon as they are cooked, remove and add to the cooked pasta.
  4. In the same pan – fry the Quorn Vegan Hot and Spicy Burgers as per the packet instructions.
  5. Once cooked, set aside on paper towel to absorb excess oil. Cut into 4 pieces.
  6. In a small bowl mix together the capers, olives, chilies, garlic paste, white wine vinegar, basil leaves and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  7. Add the tomatoes and baby spinach to the olives and caper dressing and gently mix with the pasta and mushrooms.
  8. Taste and season accordingly.
  9. Just before serving, add the pieces of Quorn Vegan Hot and Spicy Burgers.
Notes
  1. Recipe Credit: Videhi Sivurusan
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