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Vegan Pasta salad with feta

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Vegan Pasta salad with feta

20 minutes total

  • Moderate
  • Vegan

Vegan pasta salad with feta is a delicious and healthy option for those who follow a plant-based diet. This dish is a perfect blend of Mediterranean flavors and plant-based pasta, making it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a tasty option for their meals.



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Serves 4

1 box Barilla® Penne Rigate
1 jar Vegan pesto*
1 ½ pint Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
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
1 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 5 easy steps for a vegan pasta salad with feta:

Step 2

To prepare the pesto put in a blender the basil, salt to taste, 2 ice cubes, garlic, yeast, walnuts, 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.

  • Penne Rigate

Step 5

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

Step 6

Cut the vegan feta in pieces about the same size as the tomatoes. Tip: wet the knife at each cut to avoid crumbling the feta.

  • Vegan feta
  • cherry tomatoes

Step 7

Add pasta, tomatoes, olives and vegan feta to a large mixing bowl.

  • Black olives

Step 8

Add pesto; toss to combine and serve.

  • Pesto

Passive cooking

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Vegan pasta salad with feta is a delicious and healthy option for those who follow a plant-based diet. The recipe uses plant-based pasta, vegan pesto, and vegan feta cheese made with tofu or cashews. With its fresh cherry tomatoes and vegan-certified feta cheese, this pasta salad is a healthy and delicious choice for any occasion. The recipe is easy to follow and can be prepared in a short time. Enjoy this vegan pasta salad with your family and friends and savor the flavors of the Mediterranean cuisine with a plant-based twist.