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Quinoa Pasta Salad

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This gluten-free and vegan pasta salad is a quick fix recipe, perfect hot or cold.

With a tasty mix of pistachio pesto, cherry tomatoes, and fava beans, each bowl makes a delicious and balanced meal.

Health

Time

30m

Cost

Nutrients

446 kcal

Carbs 65 grams

Sugars 4 grams

Total Fats 13 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 10 grams

Proteins 15 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

4

Step 1

Cook the beans in boiling water for 3 min, then drain and add them to a skillet. Sauté with 1 tbsp of oil, 1 crushed garlic, and chilli flakes.

Ingredients List

Broad Beans320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Chilli Flakes1tsp
Fresh Basil50g
Pistachios40g
Lemon1
Quinoa Pasta280g
Cherry Tomatoes240g
Pitted Black Olives80g
Step 2

Meanwhile, put basil, pistachios, lemon juice, 1 tbsp of oil, and 1 garlic in the mortar or food processor. Then, crush the ingredients with the pestle, or blitz them.

Ingredients List

Broad Beans320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Chilli Flakes1tsp
Fresh Basil50g
Pistachios40g
Lemon1
Quinoa Pasta280g
Cherry Tomatoes240g
Pitted Black Olives80g
Step 3

Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Then, drain it and rinse it under cold water so that it won't keep cooking and get soggy.

Ingredients List

Broad Beans320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Chilli Flakes1tsp
Fresh Basil50g
Pistachios40g
Lemon1
Quinoa Pasta280g
Cherry Tomatoes240g
Pitted Black Olives80g
Step 4

Finally, toss the pasta with the pesto, halved tomatoes, and olives. Season with salt and pepper, and garnish with fresh basil.

Ingredients List

Broad Beans320g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Chilli Flakes1tsp
Fresh Basil50g
Pistachios40g
Lemon1
Quinoa Pasta280g
Cherry Tomatoes240g
Pitted Black Olives80g

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