Mediterranean Chickpea Pasta Salad

2019-05-02
  • Servings : 24
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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
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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.