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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Irish Food And Drink Ideas

pasta & Veggie Salad

This quick and easy vegetable salad is one of the most versatile side dishes you can make. Serve it instead of coleslaw.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 300 g pasta tubes
  • 3 eggplants
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • Basilic, chopped
  • Spearmint
  • Parsley
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp vinegar


Boil pasta for 15 min or until al dente. Drain the pasta and place it into a bowl. Add some olive oil and keep aside.

In fry chopped onions and chopped eggplants on olive oil. When eggplant becomes soft, add zucchinis and fry for 3 min.

Add chopped tomatoes, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.

Add pasta, cheese and chopped parsley to the pan. Stir and serve.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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