Celery and Leek Cool Pasta Salad

Celery-and-Leek-Cool-Pasta-Salad
Recipe & Photo by Sarah O’Toole of Cooking with CSA

Ingredients:

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic powder Dash of salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)

 

Salad

  • 1 box quinoa pasta
  • 1 cup basil
  • 3 stems of celery
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 cup Greek olives
  • 1 /2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup parsley

 

Directions:
  1. Mix all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. Once pasta is cooked run it under cold water to cool.
  4. Place in refrigerator. Next add diced basil, celery, leeks, olives and parsley.
  5. Add grape tomatoes cut in half and place in large bowl.
  6. Remove pasta from refrigerator.
  7. Place in large bowl with vegetables.
  8. Pour dressing over the top and mix together.
  9. Adjust flavor by adding red pepper flakes or more salt, pepper, oil or balsamic.

Sweet Vegetable Juice

Sweet-Vegetable-Juice
Recipe & Photo by Sarah O’Toole of Cooking with CSA

Ingredients:
  • 3 leaves of kale
  • 2 cups of spinach
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 beet
  • 2 apples
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 leaves of mint (reserve for garnish)

 

Directions:
  1. Wash and chop all produce.
  2. Place all ingredients, leaving out the mint in an electric juicier.
  3. After juice is made add mint and mix well.
  4. Drink immediately.