Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

 

Yum Salad. That’s what my mom suggested we call this one. We both could not stop eating it … I think it’s the saltiness of the black olives mixed with the heartiness of the roasted red peppers mixed with the creaminess of an excellent-quality mayo mixed with the lightness of the spinach. Something like that!

 

For gluten-free, I like brown rice pasta. Out of the maybe seven or eight gluten-free pastas I’ve tried (quinoa, rice, corn, etc.), it’s the closest one to the “real thing.” For those of you avoiding grains of any kind, this recipe might be fun to try with kelp or zucchini noodles.

 

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

 

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

 

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

 

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

 

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad
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Yum Salad. That’s what my mom suggested we call this one. We both could not stop eating it … I think it’s the saltiness of the black olives mixed with the heartiness of the roasted red peppers mixed with the creaminess of an excellent-quality mayo mixed with the lightness of the spinach. Something like that!
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad
Print Recipe
Yum Salad. That’s what my mom suggested we call this one. We both could not stop eating it … I think it’s the saltiness of the black olives mixed with the heartiness of the roasted red peppers mixed with the creaminess of an excellent-quality mayo mixed with the lightness of the spinach. Something like that!
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Ingredients
  • 4 Cups water
  • 1/2 tbsp Sea Salt
  • 2 cups uncooked brown rice pasta (or any pasta)
  • 2 cups salad greens, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ to ¾ cup vegan or organic mayonnaise
  • 1 Piece roasted red pepper (jarred is great), diced
  • ½ Piece red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 or 3 tbsp sliced black olives (optional)
  • 2 or 3 tbsp sunflower seeds (optional)
  • According to taste sunflower seeds (optional)
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. • Put the water in a saucepan, add the salt, and bring to a rolling boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package instructions (usually 7 to 8 minutes for brown rice pasta).
  2. • Meanwhile, place the chopped greens in a large bowl.
  3. • Remove the pasta from the heat and drain immediately when done. Pour the hot cooked pasta on top of the greens.
  4. • Prepare the sauce by combining the mayo, red peppers, black olives, and sunflower seeds in a bowl; stir to combine and season with salt and pepper.
  5. • Spoon the sauce onto the pasta and stir everything together.
  6. • Remove to serving plates and enjoy!
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Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad








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