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Mediterranean Pasta Salad (Vegan)

Updated: Nov 9, 2021

A flavorful & delicious side salad!

Prep time: 10-15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4-6 side servings


Mediterranean Pasta Salad:

200 g brown rice pasta (or pasta of choice)

¼ cup marinated artichokes*, chopped

¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

¼ cup Kalamata olives, chopped (I used black olives)

1½ tbsp capers

2 tbsp fresh parsley

2 tbsp green onion, sliced

½ cup arugula


a handful of fresh basil

2 tbsp pine nuts (you can use raw sunflower seeds or walnuts)

1½ tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 garlic clove

1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional-highly recommended!)

salt and pepper


1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package. Rinse under cold water and dab with a paper towel to remove excess liquids. Chill for 10-15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, make the dressing by combining the ingredients in a food processor or a blender and blending for 1-2 minutes.

3. In a large bowl, combine pasta with the rest of the ingredients. Add the dressing and toss to combine.

4. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


*You can buy marinated artichoke hearts or you can do it yourself. 


Credit: Fablunch- Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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