Healthy Pasta Salad Recipe [An Easy Family Recipe]

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Healthy Pasta Salad Recipe with Basil Essential Oil

Your whole family will love this healthy pasta salad recipe! Since it’s easy to make, you won’t mind serving it up often.

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Healthy Pasta Salad Recipe with Basil Essential Oil

This healthy pasta salad is a great side dish for a potluck or picnic.

Healthy Pasta Salad Recipe


1 (16 ounces) package bow-tie pasta2 cups grape tomatoes, quartered7 ounces fresh mozzarella, cubed1 medium sweet yellow bell pepper, diced½ small red onion, chopped½ cup of pickled banana pepper rings1 (2 ¼ ounces) can black olive slices8 slices salami, chopped½ cup fresh basil, thinly shredded


¾ cup olive oil¾ cup red wine vinegar1 garlic clove1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper2 drops Basil oil


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients leaving dressing until last.
  3. Mix dressing ingredients in a blender until emulsified.
  4. Toss dressing with pasta until coated. Cover and refrigerate for one hour to allow flavors to mingle.
  5. Serve in a large bowl and enjoy.

Tip: Keep refrigerated until you are ready to serve. 

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Basil Oil Product Description

Basil is a culinary must-have. Since Basil is part of the mint family, it’s great for adding a fresh, herbal flavor to meats, pastas, and entrées. Moreover, Basil oil has a variety of uses for both the mind and the body.

Basil Oil Helps to Release Tension

The basil plant and Basil oil is rich with linalool, a naturally occurring chemical. Most importantly, linalool is beneficial in decreasing feelings of tension when applied to the temples and reducing anxious feelings when diffused.

Basil Oil : A Must Have

Diffusing Basil oil can also help to promote a sense of mental alertness and focus. So, making this healthy pasta salad recipe with doTerra’s Basil oil helps to ensure you’re family is getting all the benefits. As you can see, this well-rounded essential oil is a great addition to a kitchen, study area, office, or travel bag for on-the-go convenience.

Purchasing Basil Oil

Before you buy essential oils, you should know a few things. First,  it’s important to make sure the oils are pure and potent. As a result, you’ll get the full benefits of essential oils.

Many oils available to purchase today are filled with additives and contaminants, which significantly reduce the effectivity of essential oils.

However, doTERRA knows how beneficial essential potent and pure oils can be.  For that reason, doTERRA’s mission is to create high-standard essential oils.

doTerra uses proper extracting methods. In addition, they follow CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® protocol. This protocol ensures that each batch of essential oils goes through strict tests. So, oil potency and contaminant-free products are guaranteed. As a result, we know that doTerra makes high-quality essential oils.

As a result, doTerra customers can get the most benefit and uses out of the doTERRA essential oils they purchase.

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