Pasta Salad with Smoked Paprika & Herb Dressing

Pasta Salad with Smoked Paprika & Herb Dressing

Serves 4-6 



  • 6 cups cooked pasta
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4-6 chorizo sticks, diced
  • ½ red onion, finely diced
  • 1 Capsicum, diced (colour of your choice)
  • 1 handful baby spinach leaves, sliced
  • ¾ cup EasiYo Greek Style Natural Yogurt
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp chopped herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Juice of 1 lemon + zest
  • Salt & pepper to taste


Heat the oil in non-stick frying pan and sauté the chorizo for 2-3 minutes until fragrant and oily then add the diced onion and capsicum and sauté a further 2-3 minutes until tender.

In a large bowl combine the pasta with the cooked chorizo mix and toss with the sliced spinach.

In a jug or jar combine the yogurt, paprika, chili flakes, herbs, garlic, lemon, salt and pepper and mix well.  Toss with the pasta ingredients.

Serve in shallow bowls with olives on the side.



  • substitute the chorizo with left-over cooked chicken or beef or bacon pieces.
  • add extra favourite cooked vegetables or sliced sundried tomatoes to the pasta mix.