Plant-based Pasta Salad

Plant-based Pasta Salad
Vegan Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is the perfect summertime BBQ side dish, but many have meat or dairy. Try this fully vegan plant-based pasta salad and make it a staple at events with family and friends.

There are so many different ways to make it and easy to customize and experiment on your own.

Ingredients:

Serves Approximately 6-8 people

  • 1 Box Veggie Rotini Pasta (12 oz.)
  • 1 Can Kidney Beans
  • 1 Can Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)
  • 3 Fresh Jalapenos
  • 1 Large Tomato, diced
  • 1/2 White Onion, chopped
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 1 Can Sliced Black Olives
  • 2 Cups Chopped Green Beans
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 1/2 Cup Italian Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp. Black Pepper

Directions:

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot.
  2. Cook pasta as directed until al dente.
  3. Cut up all of your fresh veggies and drain the liquid from the canned ones.
  4. Rinse pasta briefly in cool water once done. Strain and put pasta into a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add in all other ingredients and mix.
  6. Store in the refrigerator and enjoy! (Tip: it’s really good after you let it sit and marinate for a few hours)

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