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Spicy Burger Pasta Salad with Olives & Capers Dressing

Recipes | October 3, 2016 | By

Spicy Burger Pasta Salad with Olives & Capers Dressing

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 2


  • 2 Quorn Vegan Hot & Spicy Burgers
  • 180 g pasta screws
  • 2 tbsp. 30ml olive oil
  • 100 g Portobello mushroom (quartered)
  • 1 tsp 5ml fresh garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsps. 30ml capers, sliced
  • 5 Kalamata olives (pitted & sliced)
  • 5 green olives (pitted & sliced)
  • 1-2 red cayenne chillies (finely sliced)
  • ¼ tsp fresh garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp. 15ml white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsps. 30ml fresh basil, finely sliced
  • 16 mini Italian tomatoes
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach or lettuce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil the pasta as per the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add in the mushrooms and cook for a minute.
  • Add in the garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes. As soon as they are cooked, remove and add to the cooked pasta.
  • In the same pan – fry the Quorn Vegan Hot and Spicy Burgers as per the packet instructions.
  • Once cooked, set aside on paper towel to absorb excess oil. Cut into 4 pieces.
  • In a small bowl mix together the capers, olives, chilies, garlic paste, white wine vinegar, basil leaves and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add the tomatoes and baby spinach to the olives and caper dressing and gently mix with the pasta and mushrooms.
  • Taste and season accordingly.
  • Just before serving, add the pieces of Quorn Vegan Hot and Spicy Burgers.


Recipe Credit: Videhi Sivurusan