Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Rotini With Herb Dressing

Serves 4

The perfect picnic side dish. Great with roasted herb chicken. 

 3 cups rotini pasta

1 tsp. salt

 3 Tbs. olive oil

1/4 cup water

 6 Tbs. balsamic vinegar

 2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp. dried basil

1/4 tsp. dried marjoram

 1/2 tsp. dried thyme

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper


  1. Place pasta and salt in cooker
  2. Add water to level 4
  3. Cook 10 mins. Stir; cook 7 mins.


  • Combine all ingredients in a blender or whisk until blended

Back to the Pasta:

  • Remove pasta from microwave; rinse and drain
  • Fill a large bowl with cold water and a little ice
  • Pour pasta into cold water to cool quickly
  • When cool, toss pasta with herb dressing
  • Serve chilled