Vegan Kale Pesto Pasta Salad

Vegan Kale Pesto Pasta Salad

Fresh, light and full of veggies, this pasta salad packs a ton of flavor, but with less fat and lots of nutrients.  

Bowl of kale pesto pasta salad, on a napkin with a fork and spoon.
Servings
4

Ingredients

Pasta salad
1 lb (whole grain or bean flour)
Directions

Pesto Directions

  1. Put all greens, hemp seeds, garlic, lemon juice, nutritional yeast and sea salt into a blender or food processor. Blend on high until a paste is formed.
  2. Add olive oil a little at a time (pour while machine is on), scrape down the sides and add 1 Tbsp of water at a time until desired consistency.

Pasta Salad Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to instructions, drain and cool.
  2. Add cherry tomatoes to pasta (if desired, slice them before mixing in with pasta).
  3. Combine with pesto and cool.

Nutrition Information

Calories 234
Fat 6.6 g
Carbs 35.3 g
Saturated fat .6 g
Sodium 70 mg
Fiber 6.7 g
Protein 14.5 g