Super Green ZENB Rotini Pasta Salad with Kale Pesto

SERVES 2

PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 13 minutes

TOTAL TIME 23 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 468g
Servings: 2

Calories: 570

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat24g31%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Sodium180mg8%
Carbohydrates68g25%
Dietary Fiber17g61%
Total Sugar6g
Protein26g
Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 199mg 15%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 975mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Rotini Pasta

Enjoy a vegan, gluten-free pasta salad using ZENB Rotini Pasta and a homemade kale pesto. This recipe provides a good source of fiber and is a delicious way to enjoy your ZENB Pasta while getting in your greens.

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients
  • 2 cups ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
Kale Pesto
  • 1 cup Tuscan kale leaves, ribs removed
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 large lemon, zested, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups torn baby salad green
  • 1 small zucchini, cut into thin ribbons
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Rinse pasta under cold running water until chilled.

2.

Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for pesto, except olive oil, in work bowl of a small food processor. Pulse 5-10 seconds or until coarsely chopped. Add olive oil; process for 10-15 seconds until smooth.

3.

Combine cooled pasta, pesto and salad greens in large serving bowl. Add zucchini ribbons; toss gently. Sprinkle with pepitas before serving.

Tasty Tips

Pepitas are hulled dried pumpkin seeds. They are often sold in the produce or bulk section of the grocery store.

Make zucchini ribbons with a standard vegetable peeler or mandoline slicer set to the thinnest setting.

Chilling the ZENB Pasta under cold running water as directed in our recipes produces the best pasta texture in cold applications. This recipe is best served immediately, as opposed to preparing ahead to refrigerate overnight.

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