ZENB Rotini Pasta Salad with Grilled Summer Veggies & Harissa Vinaigrette

SERVES 6

PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 309g
Servings: 6

Calories: 400

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat17g22%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Sodium410mg18%
Carbohydrates48g17%
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar5g
Protein15g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 70mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 710mg 15%
* 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

The perfect dish to enjoy in the summer, this ZENB Rotini Pasta Salad combines flavorful summer vegetables with the spice of a harissa vinaigrette. This tasty way to enjoy your ZENB Pasta also delivers a good source of fiber, a good source of vitamin A, and stays low in sodium.

INGREDIENTS

Pasta Salad
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 large red bell pepper, stemmed, halved, seeded
  • 2 ears fresh corn
Harissa Vinaigrette
  • 1 large lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups torn salad greens
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tasted pepitas

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Heat grill to medium-high. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; chill.

2.

Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, 1 teaspoon olive oil, tamari and rosemary in small bowl. Spoon onto large sheet of heavy-duty foil; fold in sides tightly to make packet. Brush bell pepper and corn with remaining olive oil. Grill tomato packet 3-5 minutes until sizzling and remaining vegetables 6-8 minutes turning frequently until tender and lightly marked. Transfer vegetables to clean plate; cool. Discard rosemary sprig. Cut corn kernels off cobs.

3.

Combine roasted pepper and remaining vinaigrette ingredients in blender jar. Blend until smooth. Toss grilled vegetables, pasta, vinaigrette and greens in large bowl. Garnish top with pepitas before serving.

Tasty Tips

Tamari is a Japanese sauce made from fermented soybeans similar to soy sauce. While soy sauce is made with both soybeans and wheat, tamari is made strictly from soy beans and therefore, is gluten-free.

For 2 servings, this recipe can easily be cut in half.

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