Before the National Pasta Month (October) ends, Doña Elena Al Dente invites us to try out several unique pasta recipes. Food entrepreneurs might want to consider including these dishes into their current menu.
These sumptuous recipes are best paired with Doña Elena Olive Oil and Doña Elena Mediterranean products.
If want to serve something oriental, cook up this Shrimp and Pasta Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing. Using Doña Elena Al Dente Fusilli, cherry tomatoes, and sliced fresh lettuce, treat your guests with this tasty dish that is best served chilled.
Shrimp and Pasta Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing
500g Doña Elena AL DENTE Fusilli, cooked according to package instructions
9 pcs prawns, deveined, peeled and blanched
9 pcs cherry tomatoes, sliced into halves
150g assorted lettuce, sliced into bite size pieces
sesame seeds, for garnish
For the dressing:
½ cup Japanese mayonnaise
½ cup teriyaki sauce
4 tbsp Good Life Sesame Oil
1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted and chopped
To taste ground black pepper
1. Combine all the dressing ingredients. Store in an airtight container and keep in the refrigerator.
2. Place the cooked Doña Elena AL DENTE Fusilli noodles in a bowl together with the sliced lettuce then drizzle some of the dressing until all the ingredients are well coated.
3. Arrange the prawns and tomatoes on top of the salad and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.
4. Serve chilled.