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Open Pasta salad with feta

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Open Pasta salad with feta

25 minutes total

  • Moderate
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Are you looking for a delicious and healthy pasta salad recipe that fits a variety of dietary needs? Look no further than this 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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Serves 4

1 box Barilla® Gluten Free Penne Rigate
1 jar Vegan pesto*
1 cup Tofu extra firm
1 ½ pint Cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup Black olives, pitted and halved
1  tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
To taste Salt


2 cups Basil
2 tbs Walnuts
1 /2 clove Garlic
4/5 cup Extra virgin olive oil
2 tbs Nutritional yeast
4 tbs Plant-based cream
2 Ice cubes


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


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


Step 1

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

Step 2

To prepare the pesto put in a blender the basil, salt to taste, 2 ice cubes, garlic, yeast, walnut and olive oil and blend until smooth.

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

Step 3

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

  • Vegetable cream

Step 4

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta one minute less than package directions.   Drain pasta, and toss with olive oil. Place pasta flat on a sheet pan to cool.

  • Gluten-Free Penne Rigate

Step 5

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

  • Tofu
  • cherry tomatoes

Step 6

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

  • Olives

Step 7

Add pesto; toss to combine, let it rest until room temperature and serve.

  • Pesto

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In summary, this pasta salad with feta is a delicious and healthy option that more people 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 this meal can be!