WARM PASTA SALAD

2 cups fusilli (spiral) pasta
2 cups cherry tomatoes halved or tomatoes quartered
2 cups vegetables of choice
4 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup cottage cheese or tofu, cubed
¼ cup basil, or 1-2 teaspoon dried oregano
Red pepper sauce
Salt to taste

Method

-Boil the pasta until al dente (soft but to the bite) with a little salt and a couple of drops of oil.
-Toss the cherry tomatoes and garlic in 1 tablespoon olive oil and roast in an oven at 200*C for 8-10 minutes.
-In a bowl whisk the remaining olive oil, vinegar and sugar, until the sugar dissolves.
-Bruise the roasted tomatoes and garlic in a motar and pestle.
-Tip in the tomato mix, tofu, basil,red pepper sauce, and salt and combine well.
-Add the warm pasta, toss well, check seasoning and serve.

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