5 Ingredient Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad

Okay guys, YUM. I could eat pasta salad all day every day, and this one is just so needed in life. 5 Ingredient Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad. Absolutely perfect for summer entertaining, dinner parties, or even lunch meal prep at the start of the week.

This dish was inspired by Eatzi’s, a local market here in Dallas that I love so much. They have a sun-dried tomato pasta salad that has always been my favorite, so I’ve been dying to re-make. Only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes of your time needed! You can thank me later!!

5 Ingredient Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad

5 Ingredient Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad

5 Ingredient Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad
  • Author: Lindsay Cola (Tippens)
  • Yield: 5 1x


  • 16 oz (1 lb) Gemellli Pasta
  • 18.5 oz jar sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil (julienne sliced)
  • 23 c fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1012 fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 roma tomatoes, seeds removed and sliced into strips
  • Salt + Pepper, to taste
  • 23 T olive oil
  • 1/2 c grated parmesan, optional but highly recommended 

Other Add-in ideas:

  • 23 cloves garlic, minced
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Red pepper flakes


  1. Cook pasta per instructions on package, drain, and add to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Next, add in sun-dried tomatoes (including oil from jar), spinach, basil, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and olive oil; toss it all up.  Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  3. If using, add in grated parmesan and toss it up! Cover, transfer to fridge and let chill for 1-2 hours.
  4. ENJOY!!
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