Rainbow Pasta Salad Recipe

Choose a leaner, healthier approach to a braai with lean cuts of meat and this colourful, veggie filled whole -wheat pasta salad.


Prep Time

20 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • 500 g whole-wheat screw noodles
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 375 ml SPAR Gouda cheese, grated
  • ½ English cucumber, cubed
  • 2 sticks celery, sliced
  •  200 ml sunflower seeds
  • 410 g can SPAR sliced peaches, drained and chopped
  • 250 ml SPAR frozen corn (don’t cook)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • 250 ml SPAR peach fruit yoghurt 
  • 50 ml SPAR mango fruit chutney
  • 10 ml hot curry powder
  • 100 ml SPAR Chip & Salad sauce

Recipe Method

  1. Well in advance of the braai, boil the noodles in plenty of salted boiling water until they are tender.
  2. Tip into a colander to drain, and set aside to cool.
  3. Prepare all the fruit and vegetables and toss into the cooled pasta.
  4. Combine the dressing ingredients and use to bind the ingredients together and keep them moist.
  5. Chill until required.

Hints & Tips

Pasta-based salads can be made in advance and enjoyed the following day when the flavours have developed and the taste is improved.