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Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

Gordon Ramsay’s Pasta Salad is a quick and flavorful dish composed of orzo, pine nuts, and fresh herbs. It’s done in about 20 minutes and even better with a tangy Parmesan and lemon dressing.

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Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad
Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

💗 Why You’ll Love This Pasta Salad Recipe:

  • Quick Preparation: Ready in just 20 minutes, it’s a swift and convenient recipe.
  • Vibrant Flavors: The combination of orzo, pine nuts, and a zesty dressing creates a burst of refreshing taste.
  • Versatile Dish: Perfect as a main course or a hearty side, suitable for various occasions.
  • Fresh and Light: With the addition of herbs and a lemony dressing, it’s a light and satisfying option for a delightful meal.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay’s Pasta Salad Recipe?

Pasta Salad by Gordon Ramsay features orzo, pine nuts, and fresh herbs in a savory Parmesan and lemon dressing. It’s an excellent and filling dish, full of bold flavors and expert cooking.

Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad
Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

🍅 Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad Ingredients

  • 200g orzo
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 50–100g pine nuts
  • Large bunch of basil, chopped
  • 100g rocket, roughly chopped
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the dressing:

  • 30g Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

🥘 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

  1. Add the bay leaf to the water in which the orzo is cooking, as directed on the package.
  2. Hold in cold water for about 10 seconds to cease cooking after removing from heat when al dente.
  3. Remove the bay leaf, add some olive oil to the orzo, and stir to coat the grains and prevent them from sticking together.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk up some dressing in a serving bowl. Combine the Parmesan with the juice and zest of a lemon.
  5. Toss in 3 tablespoons of the oil and stir to combine. Season to taste, adding a bit extra oil if necessary.
  6. In a dry frying pan over medium heat, toast the pine nuts until brown. Take out and leave to cool.
  7. Add the orzo to the dressing while it is still somewhat warm, and then stir in the rocket, basil, and pine nuts. Adjust the seasoning to taste, then serve.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Al Dente Mastery: Cook orzo al dente for the perfect pasta texture.
  • Zesty Harmony: Balance Parmesan, lemon zest, and olive oil for a flavorful dressing.
  • Herb Elevation: Fresh basil and rocket add aromatic richness.
  • Nutty Crunch: Toasted pine nuts bring a delightful crunch.
  • Warm Absorption: Toss warm orzo with dressing for maximum flavor absorption.
Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad
Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

🍤 What Pairs Nicely With Pasta Salad?

Pasta salad combines well with a variety of meals including whole roasted branzino, yogurt-marinated chicken, lamb kofta, blackened shrimp, baked lobster tails, carne asada, and Greek fried cheese.

🎚 How To Store Leftover Pasta Salad?

  • In The Fridge: Leftover pasta salad will be kept for 4 to 7 days in the fridge if placed properly in a sealed container.
  • In The Freezer: Leftover pasta salad can be frozen for up to 3 months when preserved in a freezer-safe bag. You should let it thaw in the fridge before eating it.

🥵 How To Reheat Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad?

  • Microwave: Prepare a microwave-safe dish for pasta salad and heat in 30-60 second bursts, stirring in between, until heated.
  • Stove: Throw pasta salad in a pan with a little olive oil and heat for 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat.

FAQs

What is the most common pasta for pasta salad?

Farfalle, or bowtie pasta is a popular choice for pasta salad due to its unique shape that captures the dressing.

What is pasta salad dressing made of?

Pasta salad dressing features a combination of finely grated Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, and extra virgin olive oil.

How do you thicken pasta salad?

To thicken pasta salad, incorporate a thickener like cornstarch, arrowroot, or tapioca into the dressing.

Why does pasta salad get dry?

Pasta salad may become dry if the pasta is undercooked. Ensure proper cooking to the desired al dente texture.

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Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 288.0
  • Total Fat 10.8g
  • Saturated Fat 0.0g
  • Cholesterol 1.4mg
  • Sodium 265.0mg
  • Potassium 44.7mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 42.4g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.7g
  • Sugars 3.5g
  • Protein6.3g

Gordon Ramsay Pasta Salad

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 10 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 20 minutesServings:6 servingsCalories:288.0 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Gordon Ramsay’s Pasta Salad is a quick and flavorful dish composed of orzo, pine nuts, and fresh herbs. It’s done in about 20 minutes and even better with a tangy Parmesan and lemon dressing.

Ingredients

  • For the dressing:

Instructions

  1. Add the bay leaf to the water in which the orzo is cooking, as directed on the package.
  2. Hold in cold water for about 10 seconds to cease cooking after removing from heat when al dente.
  3. Remove the bay leaf, add some olive oil to the orzo, and stir to coat the grains and prevent them from sticking together.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk up some dressing in a serving bowl. Combine the Parmesan with the juice and zest of a lemon.
  5. Toss in 3 tablespoons of the oil and stir to combine. Season to taste, adding a bit extra oil if necessary.
  6. In a dry frying pan over medium heat, toast the pine nuts until brown. Take out and leave to cool.
  7. Add the orzo to the dressing while it is still somewhat warm, and then stir in the rocket, basil, and pine nuts. Adjust the seasoning to taste, then serve.

Notes

  • Al Dente Mastery: Cook orzo al dente for the perfect pasta texture.
    Zesty Harmony: Balance Parmesan, lemon zest, and olive oil for a flavorful dressing.
    Herb Elevation: Fresh basil and rocket add aromatic richness.
    Nutty Crunch: Toasted pine nuts bring a delightful crunch.
    Warm Absorption: Toss warm orzo with dressing for maximum flavor absorption.
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