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Loaded Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad


  • Author: She Likes Food
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Gluten Free, Vegan

Description

This delicious and healthy Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad is loaded with protein and veggies!


Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) box Chickpea Pasta, whichever kind you like
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese, I use this homemade vegan tofu feta
  • 3/4 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 small handful chopped fresh parsley

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

 


Instructions

  1. Prepare all vegetables and place them in a large bowl with the feta, chickpeas and parsley.
  2. Cook chickapea pasta according to package directions.  Drain and add to the bowl.
  3. Add all dressing ingredients to a small bowl, or jar, and whisk until combined. ┬áPour dressing over pasta salad and mix all ingredients together until it’s combined.
  4. Pasta salad can be served immediately or refrigerated up to 3 days.