Vegan Pasta Salad

Rating:

apples-green

Created by:

QAST
Preparation Time
10 min
Cooking Time
10 min

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Ingredients

500gNormal or Protein Pasta (Vetta SMART Protein Pasta or San Remo Pulse Pasta Red Lentil)
1Cucumber, diced
3Red, Yellow, Orange or Green Capsicums, diced
150gCherry Tomatoes (or normal), sliced in half
1canChickpeas, drained & rinsed (canned)
4TbspVegan Mayonnaise
1TspPepper
0.5TspSalt
2TbspSunflower or Pumpkin Seeds

Method

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Prepare vegetables & place in a large bowl. Add pasta, mayonnaise (or the creamy tahini or lemon & garlic dressing), salt & pepper & mix well.
  3. Chill in fridge, serve & stop with pumpkin or sunflower seeds.

Recipe description

Full of veggies and protein, a quick and delicious meal for everyone to enjoy. Vegan protein source: chickpeas and/or protein pasta. Credit to The Simple Veganista for the original recipe: https://simple-veganista.com/healthy-chickpea-vegetable-pasta-salad/ and She Likes Food https://www.shelikesfood.com/creamy-tahini-greek-pasta-salad/

Variations

Notes: Add more seasoning and mayo as required Add finely diced red onion for more flavour Alternative Dressing: Creamy Tahini Dressing: Combine 1/3 cup tahini, 1/3 cup water, juice of 1 lemon (4 tbsp), 2 cloves minced garlic & 1/2 tsp salt. Garlic & Lemon Dressing: Combine 4 garlic cloves minced, juice of 2 lemons, 2 tbsp dijon mustard, 1-2 tbsp olive oil, salt & pepper.  

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