Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers
Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 1999
Raw tomato sauce is a refreshing alternative to traditional dressings for pasta salad--but is it necessary to peel and seed the tomatoes? And what about marinating?
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
When we wanted a full-flavored, refreshing pasta salad recipe with the tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil clinging to the pasta strands, we began by seeding the tomatoes, which eliminated excess juice. Making the sauce for our pasta sal...