To begin with the Spinach and corn pasta salad in jar recipe first, bring 2 cups of water to and let it boil and add a pinch of salt , pasta and cook for 7-8 minutes.
Drain the pasta in a colander and pour a cup of cold water over it to stop the cooking, set aside.
Heat a heavy bottom pan with 1 cup of water and bring it to boil.
Now add the washed and chopped spinach and immediately switch off.
Drain the excess water from the spinach and set it aside.
For the pasta sauce, coarsely grind the blanched tomatoes, red chilli, bell pepper and garlic.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan with olive oil and add the ground mixture. Add salt ,vinegar and cook covered over low flame for approximately for 7-8 minutes or till the time the oil separates.
Sprinkle the fresh/dry herbs and switch off.
Take a clean, dry, odour free jar and start layering the salad.
Start by adding 1 tablespoon of the tomato dressing .
Followed by chopped yellow bell pepper, penne pasta, spinach, sweet corn, red bell peppers.
Garnish with grated cheese, pumpkin seeds and herbs. Close the jar tightly and refrigerate till you consume.
Your stunning looking colourful Pasta Salad Jar is now ready.
Whenever you want to eat, open the jar and transfer the contents to a wide bowl, mix and enjoy with a piece of Garlic Bread.