Recipe: Garden Pasta Salad with Kombucha Herb Dressing

For a tasty pasta dish with a bite, try this recipe. It's a great way to use strong-tasting kombucha.


  • ½ cup kombucha tea
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one orange
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 lb. of pasta, cooked al dente and cooled to room temperature


  1. Prepare dressing by adding kombucha, juice and zest from lemon and orange, parsley, and basil to a blender or food processor.
  2. As the mixture processes, very slowly drizzle in the olive oil.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In a large bowl combine vegetables and pasta with dressing. Toss and serve immediately or chill a few hours before serving.

At A Glance

PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
TOTAL: 15 minutes
YIELD: Makes about 6 cups.