Cavatelle Pasta Salad

20 MINS Preparation Time
20 MINS Cooking Time
6-8 Servings
Easy Difficulty


2 bell peppers, diced
1 crown broccoli, cut into florets
1 bunch green onions, sliced
2 carrots, peeled and shredded, greens chopped
1⁄2 cup basil leaves, chopped
1 bunch chives, chopped
1⁄4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1⁄2 cup shredded Parmesan, plus additional for serving
salt and pepper to taste
1 lb Borgatti's cavatelle
1⁄2 cup olive oil
1⁄4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
drizzle of honey
pinch of crushed red pepper
salt and pepper to taste



Prepare all the vegetables and herbs and set them aside.


Whisk together all dressing ingredients and set aside.


Add cavatelle with a pinch of salt to boiling water. Boil 18–20 mins. During the last minute of cooking, add the broccoli to the water with the cavatelle. Drain the cavatelle and broccoli, then rinse with cold water to stop the cooking.


Add the cavatelle, broccoli, all other vegetables, and dressing into a large bowl and toss to combine. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.


Serve with additional Parmesan cheese.

Discover the perfect summer dish with Borgatti’s Cavatelle Pasta Salad. Our cavatelle pasta serves as an ideal base for creating vibrant and delicious pasta salads that are sure to impress at any gathering.

In this recipe, we’ve paired our cavatelle with an array of fresh, colorful vegetables, all tossed in a light and zesty vinaigrette dressing. The combination of crisp veggies and perfectly cooked pasta creates a refreshing and satisfying dish that’s perfect for warm weather.

Cavatelle pasta’s unique shape and texture make it an excellent choice for salads, as it holds onto dressings and mixes beautifully with a variety of ingredients. Whether you’re preparing a dish for a family picnic, a potluck, or a casual weeknight dinner, this Cavatelle Pasta Salad is a versatile and delicious option.

Barbara is a self-taught foodie. From a young age, being in the kitchen has always been fascinating to her. Developing recipes using all of Borgatti’s pasta products is a dream job come true.

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