Kid approved pasta salad

This is the perfect back to school lunch—filling, healthy, and easily prepared the night before.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 111 / Protein 5g / Carbohydr. 12g / Fat 8g

Ingredients (6 servings)

1bell pepper (red)
2Vienna sausages
1 tbspchives
2 stalksgreen onion
200 gpasta (e.g., farfalle, fusili, etc)
2 tbspmustard
100 mlbroth (e.g., vegetable, chicken)
20 mlwhite balsamic vinegar


large saucepan, large bowl, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Simple lemonade
Cut lemons into 1/8ths and muddle with sugar. Add a shot of lime juice. Serve over ice with sparkling water. Prepare ahead and pour into a reusable bottle for your child to take to school!

Step 1

Kid approved pasta salad

Cut bell pepper into strips. Cut sausages into bite-sized pieces. Dice tomatoes. Roughly chop chives. Thinly slice green onions.

cutting board, knife

1 bell pepper / 5 Vienna sausages / 2 tomatoes / 1 tbsp chives / 2 stalks green onions

Step 2

Kid approved pasta salad

In a large saucepan, cook pasta in salted boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 8 – 10 min. Drain and set aside.

large saucepan, cooking spoon

200 g pasta / salt

Step 3

Kid approved pasta salad

For the dressing, mix together mustard, broth, vinegar, chopped chives, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

small bowl

2 tbsp mustard / 100 ml broth / 20 ml white balsamic vinager / salt / pepper

Step 4

Kid approved pasta salad

In a large bowl, mix together cooked pasta, cut peppers, chopped green onions, tomatoes, sausages, and dressing. Season once more with salt and pepper. Stir until well combined and allow to sit for approx. 20 min. before serving. Enjoy!

large bowl

salt / pepper