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Vegan Pasta Salad with Feta

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Vegan Pasta Salad with Feta

20 minutes total

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 and healthy option for their meals.



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Serves 4

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

Vegan Pesto sauce:

30 g basil
20 g walnuts
1 clove of garlic
150 ml extra virgin olive oil
20 g nutritional yeast
40 g Vegetal 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.


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 vegan pesto, put the basil, salt, ice cubes, garlic, nutritional yeast, walnuts, and olive oil in a blender and blend until smooth.

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

  • Penne Rigate

Step 5

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

Step 6

Cut the vegan feta cheese into pieces about the same size as the cherry tomatoes. Wet the knife at each cut to avoid crumbling the feta.

  • Vegan feta
  • cherry tomatoes

Step 7

Add the cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, black olives, and vegan feta cheese to a large mixing bowl.

  • Black olives

Step 8

Add the vegan pesto sauce and Italian dressing to the mixing bowl. Toss to combine and serve.

  • Pesto

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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.