Barilla® Chickpea Rotini with Arugula, Sweet Tomatoes, Wheat Berries, Red Quinoa, Farro, Creamy Cilantro Ginger Dressing, and Crunchy Wild Rice

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Our chickpea rotini adds an easy-to-execute plant-based protein to this colorful grain bowl concept. A creamy, Asian-inflected tamari-cilantro dressing ties it all together with lots of umami. Use a vegan mayo for a fully vegan version, and swap out the wheat berries for a gluten-free grain bowl.


Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta for 8 minutes. Drain, then toss with 6 tbsp peanut oil. Place on sheet tray to cool down.

Step 2

In a blender, combine the remaining peanut oil, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, cilantro, and tamari. Blend until completely smooth.

Step 3

In a bowl, combine the mayo and cilantro mixture, and whisk until well incorporated.

Step 4

In a large bowl, combine the pasta, sauce, arugula, cherry tomatoes, and cooked grains.

Step 5

Place into a beautiful serving vessel, then top with crunchy wild rice.


  • 6 boxes Barilla® Chickpea Rotini
  • ¾ cup peanut oil
  • 6 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • ¾ cup ginger, grated
  • 6 ea garlic cloves
  • 6 bunches cilantro
  • 1½ cups tamari
  • 3 cups mayonnaise
  • 6 pints colorful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cups wheat berries, cooked per instructions
  • 1½ cups red quinoa, cooked per instructions
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 12 cups baby arugula
  • 3 cups crunchy wild rice (in harvest)
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 282g
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 750
Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37gg
Saturated Fat 6gg
Trans Fat 0gg
Cholesterol 10mgmg
Sodium 1130mgmg
Total Carbohydrate 92gg
Dietary Fiber 17gg
Sugars 4gg
Protein 23gg

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 110mg%
Iron 6mg%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.