Raisins, carrots, pine nuts and tofu are tossed with colorful pasta spirals and blanketed with an aromatic blend of curry powder, lemon juice and mayonnaise or yogurt for a scintillating summer salad.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 (8 ounce) package uncooked tri-color spiral pasta
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- salt to taste
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 apple - peeled, cored and finely chopped
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 2 carrots, grated
- 1/4 cup firm tofu, crumbled
- 3 tablespoons pine nuts
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain.
In a large bowl, combine the curry powder, salt, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat. Then add the apple, sultanas or raisins, green onion, carrots, tofu and nuts. Mix well. Serve and enjoy!