How to Make a Healthier Pasta Salad Recipe (Page 5)

Add Ingredients to Boost Flavor

4. Add Ingredients to Boost Flavor

For the best flavorful pasta salad, don’t forget to add a few higher-calorie or salty ingredients like cheese, cured meats or pickled vegetables. Chop them small so you get a little bit of big flavor in each bite. Add 1/2 to 1 cup total for a pasta salad made with 4 cups of cooked pasta.

Flavor-Boosting Ingredients for Pasta Salad:
• Capers
• Full-flavored cheeses
• Olives
• Pepperoncini
• Prosciutto
• Salami
• Sun-dried tomatoes

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