Mediterranean Chickpea Pasta Salad

2019-05-02
  • Servings : 24
  • Prep Time : 0m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 0m

Chickpea legume pasta, fresh vegetables, and a splash of lemon juice make this salad sing.

Instructions

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season with salt, cook the pasta for 7 minutes then drain and toss with some oil. Place onto a sheet tray then into the fridge to cool down.

Step 2

Place all the ingredients for the dressing into a blender and puree until smooth and set aside.

Step 3

Add all the ingredients to a large bowl.

Step 4

Gently fold the ingredients into each other then transfer to a serving platter.

Step 5

Garnish with more feta before serving

Ingredients

  • 6 boxes Barilla® chickpea rotini
  • 6 ea garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ½ tbsp sea salt
  • 4 tbsp fresh oregano
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • Ingredients for the salad:
  • 6 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 6 cups cucumbers, quartered and halved
  • 6 cups spinach, roughly chopped
  • 6 tbsp mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 3 cups kalamata olives, halved
  • 3 cups feta cheese, crumbled
Recipe Type: , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Chef Recommended Cuts
  • Rotini
Related Recipes:
  • Barilla® Chickpea Rotini with Arugula, Sweet Tomatoes, Wheat Berries, Red Quinoa, Farro, Creamy Cilantro Ginger Dressing, and Crunchy Wild Rice

  • Barilla® Red Lentil Penne with Warm Eggplant Caponata, Pine Nuts and Mint

  • Lamb Ragout with Berbere

  • Barilla® Gluten Free Rotini with a Charred Green Onion Pesto, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds and Dried Cherries

  • Plus Penne with Savory Tomato Sauce, Creamy Ricotta, Calabrian Chili Oil and Toasted Bread Crumbs

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211g
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 450
Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28gg
43%
Saturated Fat 6gg
30%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 15mgmg
5%
Sodium 760mgmg
32%
Total Carbohydrate 45gg
15%
Dietary Fiber 11gg
44%
Sugars 4gg
Protein 16gg
32%

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 159mg%
Iron 4mg%
Allergy Information: Contains egg, fish, milk, peanut, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, wheat.
*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.