Rainbow Pasta Salad

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizers, Main Course, Pastas, Salads
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 245.43 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove
  • Blender

Ingredients
  

Salad

  • 4 cup salad pasta Tinkyada Brown Rice Pasta
  • 3 cup chickpeas drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup cucumber peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper seeded, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes quartered

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup avocado peeled, pitted, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp dill dried
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper cracked

Instructions
 

  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set to the side to cool.
  • Prepare the dressing, in a blender by combining the dressing ingredients and blending until smooth.
  • Toss the pasta with the chickpeas, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, tomatoes, celery, and the dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy!

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 245.43
% Daily Value*
Sodium 67.75mg3%
Potassium 284.48mg8%
Carbohydrates 43.62g15%
Fiber 7.35g31%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 8.35g17%
Vitamin A 272.91IU5%
Vitamin B1 0.08mg5%
Vitamin B2 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B3 1.99mg10%
Vitamin B5 0.42mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.17mg9%
Vitamin C 15.65mg19%
Vitamin E 0.48mg3%
Vitamin K 8.57µg8%
Calcium 48.94mg5%
Copper 0.23mg12%
Folate 120.07µg30%
Iron 2.7mg15%
Manganese 0.68mg34%
Magnesium 36.29mg9%
Phosphorus 114.31mg11%
Selenium 2.42µg3%
Zinc 1.08mg7%
Ess-Arginine 540.25mg
Ess-Histidine 159.12mg
Ess-Isoleucine 249.12mg
Ess-Leucine 413.37mg
Ess-Lysine 389.62mg
Ess-Methionine 77.25mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 309.89mg
Ess-Threonine 216.75mg
Ess-Tryptophan 57.62mg
Ess-Valine 248.12mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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