ZENB California Penne Pasta Salad


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 334g
Servings: 6

Calories: 330

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat11g14%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar6g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 417mg 8%
* 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.


ZENB Pasta Variety

This colorful, delicious dish combines a variety of vegetables and seasonings with ZENB Penne Pasta. You can use the vegetables recommended in the recipe or easily swap them out for your favorite in-season vegetables. Enjoy your California Penne Pasta Salad!


  • 12 ounces ZENB Yellow Pea Penne Pasta, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 large zucchini, halved lengthwise, cut into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley, plus additional for serving



Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Rinse pasta under cold running water until chilled. Drain well. Whisk oil, vinegar, salt & pepper, oregano, and garlic powder in large serving bowl.


Meanwhile, place zucchini, red onion, and bell pepper on rimmed baking sheet. Spoon 2 tablespoons dressing over vegetables; toss to coat. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tender. Cool completely.


Combine pasta, cherry tomatoes, parsley, and roasted vegetables in serving bowl with dressing. Serve garnished with additional parsley.

Tasty Tips

Substitute your favorite combination of in-season vegetables.

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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