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Garlic & Breadcrumbs Pasta Salad

A classic Italian pasta recipe using garlic and bread crumbs. This delicious no sauce pasta recipe can be served as salad. The crumbs give it a crispy and crunchy texture.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6-7 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper as required
  • 1 packet pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish


  • Heat olive oil in a pan and fry the minced garlic. Add the bread crumbs to it once the garlic is slightly burnt. Toss it for 5 minutes. The crumbs will turn crispy. Take it off the flame and add parsley, grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Mix and keep it aside for now.
  • "Cook pasta as per instructions on the packet. Strain the water and keep it aside for now. In the same pan, add olive oil and mushrooms. Simmer and saute till all the water from the mushrooms is evaporated. This could take a couple of minutes. Add salt, red pepper flakes and bell peppers. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Then add the bread crumbs mixture to the pan. Mix it all together and cook for another minute. Lastly add the cooked pasta to mix lightly.
  • Adjust salt and spice as needed and serve warm with some hot soup. Garnish with some Parmesan cheese and oregano.