History for Grand Isle Pasta
Pasta is an Italian word that means “pasta.” It’s a type of cuisine produced from an unleavened dough of wheat flour mixed with water or eggs, shaped into sheets or various shapes, and then boiled or baked.
Rice flour or legumes like beans or lentils are sometimes substituted for wheat flour to achieve a distinct flavor and texture, or as a gluten-free option.
Pasta is a traditional Italian dish.
Ingredients for Grand Isle Pasta
- 1 package Isle Olive Oil Blend Mix from Gourmet Creations
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 3 cups cooked Rotini Pasta or Bowtie Pasta
- 1 cup fresh Portabella Mushrooms, Sliced
- 12 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
- 1 cup red and green bell peppers
- 3/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese
- 1/2 cup chopped red onion
- 1/2 cup whole black olives
- 1 cup sliced pepperoni in thin strips
- Optional: Add 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes
Instructions for Grand Isle Pasta
- Toss all of the vegetables with the pasta in a bowl and set aside.
- Combine the Greek Isle Olive Oil in a mixing bowl.
- Allow 5 minutes after blending with 3 tbsp. of water. Then combine it with 1/2 cup olive oil and stir in the balsamic and red wine vinegar.
- Toss the pasta with the seasoning combination and the oils.
- Cover and chill overnight to let flavors meld. Serve the next day.
Nutrition Info for Grand Isle Pasta