Vegan Pasta Salad
- Total time:
- 20 min
- 10 min
- 10 min
- Created by:
- Hot Meals
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
- Cook the pasta according to package directions.
- Prepare vegetables & place in a large bowl. Add pasta, mayonnaise (or the creamy tahini or lemon & garlic dressing), salt & pepper & mix well.
- Chill in fridge, serve & stop with pumpkin or sunflower seeds.
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/
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.