Summers are meant to be fun and relaxing, right? So, we have a perfectly refreshing, make-ahead-friendly, and quick meal for you. This Vegan Pasta Salad is a complete bowl of sunshine! I am sure your kids would love it too and eat all the vegetables. It is typically served cold, but you can warm it up in the microwave for 30-60 seconds too. Veggie Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing could be the superstar for all your picnics. Trust me when I say this- everyone will enjoy it.

 About Vegan Pasta Salad Recipe:

This dreamy and tempting recipe will only take 15 minutes. It is very easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. The vegetables add a pop of freshness to every bite you take. Prepare this delicious, tangy, and healthy meal to satisfy your taste buds. Our Best Vegan Pasta Salad Recipe is totally customizable and absolutely delicious! You won’t believe how good it tastes unless you make it.

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Pasta Salad Benefits: 

  •  The salad is rich in fiber and carbohydrates that improve digestion, keep you full for a long time, and also prevent certain chronic diseases.
  • It is low in fats and controls your blood sugar levels.
  • Pasta Salad is enriched with vitamin C, B, and E along with various minerals.
  • This also contains a good amount of protein.
  • Pasta in itself is cholesterol-free and low in sodium, and all the vegetables in Pasta Salad make it all the way healthier.

Ingredients required for making vegan pasta salad recipe:

For making Salad:

  •  2 Medium Celery Stalks
  • 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Medium Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 2 Spring Onions
  • 20 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Small Cucumbers
  • 20 Green Olives

For preparing Pasta:

  •  16 ounces of Bowtie Pasta (450g)

For Sesame Dressing:

  •  2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1/4 tbsp Dried Basil
  • 1/4 tbsp Oregano

 Optional Ingredients:

  •  1/4 – 1/2 cup Vegan Mayonnaise
  • Fresh Parsley

Stepwise instructions with images on how to make vegan salad pasta recipe:

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STEP 1: Prepare the pasta as per the directions on the package.

Slice olives and cherry tomatoes

STEP 2: Slice olives and cherry tomatoes in half, and chop celery, bell peppers, spring onions, and cucumber while the pasta is cooking.

Add sesame oil

STEP 3: Add sesame oil, soy sauce, maple syrup, crushed garlic, dried basil leaves, and oregano in a jug to make your dressing. Mix it well.

Rinse and drain

STEP 4: Rinse and drain the pasta that is cooked completely and transfer it to the serving dish. Then, add all the raw veggies to it and toss everything together.

dressing and combine

STEP 5: Now, pour over your salad dressing and combine everything.

Add parsley and vegan mayonnaise

Optional: Add parsley and vegan mayonnaise and mix well.

Place it in the fridge and enjoy your delightful and heavenly Vegan Pasta Salad for a few days!

Different Veggies for Pasta Salad-

I have kept it simple in my recipe but feel free to use any vegetables for pasta salad. Open your fridge, dice your favorite veggies, and add them to your salad. Here are some suggestions:

  •  Lettuce
  • Carrots
  • Green Onions
  • Spinach
  • Mushroom
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Corn
  • Pepperoncini
  • Kale

How to Make the Best Vegan Pasta Salad? 

 This is a super easy, yummy, and fulfilling meal. Below are some tips for making pasta salad that will take it to the next level.

  •  Do not overcook your pasta, and rinse with cold water as soon as it is cooked.
  • Chop your vegetables small because you can eat all of them this way.
  • The amount of mayonnaise you want to add depends on how creamy you like your pasta salad.
  • Bowtie pasta is the best pasta for pasta salad, but you can even use penne, fusilli, shells, or elbow.
  • Want Gluten-Free Pasta Salad? Just replace the regular pasta with gluten-free pasta and soy sauce with tamari.
  • Add vegan mozzarella cheese (or cheddar) to make it more drool-worthy. Also, use all the veggies and herbs you like.
  • You can serve it immediately, but it’s better to let it sit in the fridge for at least one hour or even overnight, so the flavors can mix together.

How Long does Pasta Salad Last?

The Cold Pasta Salad lasts up to 5 days when kept in an airtight container in the fridge. Just make sure to toss your salad before serving. Honestly, after a few hours of chilling in the refrigerator, it tastes even better! Now before you ask, how far in advance can you make pasta salad? You can make it a day or two before.

Why try the Recipe?

I am pretty sure you can’t name a person who doesn’t love pasta! It is very versatile and comes in different shapes and styles. You can create innumerable dishes from pasta. SpicYum’s Vegan Pasta Salad Recipe is effortless and takes very little time. Pasta, made from grain, includes a lot of nutritious vegetables, which can be a great addition to your diet as well.

Are you bored with the fresh fruit salad? Prepare the incredibly tasty and appetizing Vegan Pasta Salad for your picnic or lunch box. It has everyone’s beloved hearty pasta with healthy and colorful veggies. Most people enjoy this fresh salad with sandwiches or burgers on the side. (So, check out our Vegan Burger Recipe.)

Pasta Salad is an excellent choice for dinner, lunch, or a get-together. You can serve it as a starter, side dish, or the main course too. I love it on its own with a nice smoothie or my cup of coffee. This superb and simple Vegan Pasta Recipe is what was missing in your life! Go give it a try. Follow “Spicyum” for more healthy and homemade vegan recipes.

VEGAN PASTA SALAD

QUICK AND EASY VEGAN PASTA SALAD RECIPE

Meet the new summer staple packed with color, nutrients, and flavors- Healthy Vegan Pasta Salad!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Snacks, vegan
Cuisine american
Servings 6 people
Calories 276 kcal

Ingredients
  

For making Salad:

  • 2 Medium Celery Stalks
  • 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Medium Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 2 Spring Onions
  • 20 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Small Cucumbers
  • 20 Green Olives

For preparing Pasta:

  • 16 ounces of Bowtie Pasta (450g)

For Sesame Dressing:

  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp  Crushed Garlic
  • 1/4 tbsp Dried Basil
  • 1/4 tbsp Oregano

Optional Ingredients:

  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup  Vegan Mayonnaise
  • Fresh Parsley

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the pasta as per the directions on the package.
  • Slice olives and cherry tomatoes in half, and chop celery, bell peppers, spring onions, and cucumber while the pasta is cooking.
  • Add sesame oil, soy sauce, maple syrup, crushed garlic, dried basil leaves, and oregano in a jug to make your dressing. Mix it well.
  • Rinse and drain the pasta that is cooked completely and transfer it to the serving dish. Then, add all the raw veggies to it and toss everything together.
  • Now, pour over your salad dressing and combine everything.
  • Optional: Add parsley and vegan mayonnaise and mix well.

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 878mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 374IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg
Keyword vegan pasta salad, vegan salad
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What’s the best time for Pasta Salad?

Anytime or Any day you want to be happy!