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Chickpea Pasta Salad

Updated: Feb 9, 2021

Dig into this perfect pre-training meal, rich in complex carbs with a delicious taste. Make sure to double the recipe if you want to keep some leftovers for the next day!


โ€ข Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Cook 200 grams of whole wheat pasta (Rigatoni) for 8 mins until al dente. Drain, rinse well with cold water and set aside.

โ€ข Rinse and drain a can of chickpeas and toss with ยฝ tsp garlic powder, ยผ tsp paprika, and salt to taste. Add 1 tsp olive oil to coat the chickpeas and bake in a pre-heated oven at 400F/200C until crispy.

โ€ข Finely chop ยฝ red onion.

โ€ข Cut one small bowl of grape tomatoes into halves. ๐——๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š

Blend on high: ยพ cups of soaked cashews *๐™จ๐™ค๐™–๐™  ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™š ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ยฝ cup water 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp maple syrup (or to taste) 3 tbsp red wine vinegar ยฝ tsp garlic powder ยผ tsp ground mustard seed ยผ tsp paprika ยผ tsp cayenne ยผ or ยฝ tsp cumin Salt and black pepper to taste. *๐™–๐™™๐™Ÿ๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ก๐™š๐™ข๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ÿ๐™ช๐™ž๐™˜๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š.

๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐— ๐—œ๐—ซ In a large bowl combine and mix the roasted chickpeas, 1 ยฝ to 2 cups of cooked pasta, diced red onion, halved tomatoes, dressing, and chopped parsley in desired quantities. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

๐‘จ๐’‘๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’™๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’–๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’–๐’†๐’” ๐’‘๐’†๐’“ ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ: 570 Kcal / Carbohydrates 87g / Proteins 17g / Fats 18g

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