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Lemon Herb Tuscan Pasta Salad

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free, Italian

Description

This Lemon Herb Tuscan Pasta Salad is super easy to make and insanely delicious. Naturally vegan, gluten free, and covered in an elegant and tasty Lemon Herb Dressing.


Ingredients

  • 1 lb pasta (I used gluten free)

For the Lemon Herb Dressing:

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon juiced + zest
  • 1 cup mixed herbs (parsley, basil, anything you like)
  • salt, pepper to taste

Optional add ons:

  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers
  • 3/4 cup white beans
  • 1/2 cup olives

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Let cool and set aside.
  2. To make the Lemon Herb Dressing, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, herbs, garlic, lemon juice and zest, and season with salt, pepper to taste. Mix with a wire whisk, or put in a jar and shake.
  3. In a bowl combine the pasta with other optional add ons, like white beans, roasted red peppers, onions, and olives. Mix with the lemon herb dressing.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2.5 cups
  • Calories: 261
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 3.5
  • Fat: 6
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4.5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 43
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 7.6
  • Cholesterol: 0