: In a blender
, add the basil
, vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Blend until the herbs
are finely chopped. With the machine running, drizzle in the olive oil until the dressing
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain
In a large bowl, toss together the cooked pasta with the remaining salad ingredients. Drizzle
with dressing and toss to coat. Serve.