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Open Pasta Salad with Feta

25 minutes total

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy pasta salad recipe that fits a variety of dietary needs? Look no further than this gluten-free, lactose-free, Halal, kosher, and vegan pasta salad with feta! This dish is perfect for those who have specific dietary restrictions or who simply want to try a new and flavorful Mediterranean-inspired meal.

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Ingredients

Serves 4

320 g Barilla® GF Penne Rigate
100 gr vegan pesto
170 g tofu extra firm
300g cherry tomatoes, halved
90 g black olives, pitted and halvedc
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
to taste Salt

Vegan Pesto sauce:

30 g basil
20 g walnuts
1 clove garlic
150 ml extra virgin olive oil
20 g nutritional yeast
40 g Vegetal cream
2 ice cubes

Disclaimer

Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs

Method

Step 1

Here are seven easy steps to prepare the perfect open pasta salad with feta:

Step 2

To prepare the pesto, add basil, salt to taste, 2 ice cubes, garlic, nutritional yeast, walnuts, and olive oil to a blender and blend until smooth.

  • Basil
  • salt
  • ice cubes
  • garlic
  • nutritional yeast
  • walnuts
  • olive oil

Step 3

Transfer the pesto into a bowl and combine it with the vegetable cream.

  • Vegetable cream

Step 4

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta for one minute less than the package directions.

  • Gluten-Free Penne Rigate

Step 5

Drain the pasta and toss with olive oil. Place the pasta flat on a sheet pan to cool.

  • Tofu
  • cherry tomatoes

Step 6

Cut the tofu into pieces about the same size as the tomatoes.

  • Olives

Step 7

Add the pasta, tomatoes, olives, and tofu to a large mixing bowl.

  • Pesto

Step 8

Add the pesto and toss to combine. Let the salad rest until it reaches room temperature and serve

Passive cooking

Did you know you can now cook your pasta cutting emission by up to 80%? Try using Passive Cooking, and innovative method that involves using residual heat from just-boiled water to cook pasta, eliminating the need for constant boiling and monitoring. The result is a more sustainable, energy-efficient, and time-saving way to cook pasta.

Tip

If you want a stronger flavor, add half of a red onion thinly sliced on top.

Tip

In summary, this pasta salad with feta is a delicious and healthy option that everyone can enjoy. With its flavorful pesto sauce, protein-packed tofu, and fresh vegetables, it's the perfect dish for any occasion. Try it out and see for yourself how tasty and satisfying a plant-based meal can be!

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  • Pack size 500 g