Vegan Pasta Salad

Vegan Pasta Salad
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Total time:
20 min
Preparation:
10 min
Cooking:
10 min
Serves:
8
Created by:
QAST
Category:
Hot Meals
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

500 g Normal or Protein Pasta (Vetta SMART Protein Pasta or San Remo Pulse Pasta Red Lentil)

1 each Cucumber, diced

3 each Red, Yellow, Orange or Green Capsicum, diced

150 g Cherry Tomatoes (or normal), sliced in half

1 unit Chickpeas, drained & rinsed (canned)

4 tbsp Vegan Mayonnaise

1 tsp Pepper

0.5 tsp Salt

2 tbsp Sunflower or Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe

  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.

Full 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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