Trader Joe’s Italian Pasta Salad

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes


  • ½ cup red onion, sliced
  • ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ cup cherry tomato, halves
  • 8 oz Fusilli
  • ¼ cup sliced black olives
  • ½ cup cucumber, cubed
  • ½ cup Ciliegine
  • ¼ cup strawberry basil vinaigrette
  • salt


  1. Pull 5 cups of water into the Smart Electric Hot Pot & Food Steamer. Turn off the unit and bring water to boil.
  2. Add salt and pasta into the pot, cook for 12 minutes. Press the UP bottom to rise the steam tray and take out all cooked pasta.
  3. In a big bowl, add cooked pasta, top with tomato, cucumber, red onion, basil, Ciliegine cheese, and sliced black onion.
  4. Pour the strawberry basil vinaigrette. Mix well.
  5. Enjoy!