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Chilled Tomato Pasta

Chilled Tomato Pasta

It's so easy, you can make it in 15 minutes. It's an easy cold pasta recipe that is a life saver on a hot cooking day. The refreshing taste is perfect for early summer and the pure sesame oil adds a rich flavor and aroma.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Spaghetti
300 g
Tomatoes
2
Shiso leaves
3
Minced parsley
to taste
[A]
Pure sesame oil
2 tablespoons
Soy sauce
11/2 to 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
Pepper
to taste

Steps

1. Cook the spaghetti in a pot full of salted boiling water (not listed). 1 liter of boiling water and 10 g of salt is a good ratio.
2. Cut the tomatoes into 2 cm cubes. Chop the shiso leaves finely.
3. Combine the [A] ingredients in a bowl then add the tomatoes and shiso leaves and mix well.
4. Rinse the cooked spaghetti under running water. Soak it in ice water, cooling it while stirring, then drain well.
5. Add the spaghetti into the vegetable mixture from Step 3 and chill in the refrigerator. Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle on chopped parsley if desired.

Story Behind this Recipe

It's so easy, you can make it in 15 minutes. It's an easy cold pasta recipe that is a life saver on a hot cooking day. The seasonal tomatoes and the aromatic pure sesame oil flavor are the perfect match! The soy sauce and the shiso leaves are refreshing and create a taste that everyone from kids to adults will like.