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Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad

The Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad recipe is the easiest crowd-pleasing dish that will satisfy both vegans and non-vegans. Pick ripe avocado to make this pasta salad creamy and delicious without adding mayo. Plus, the good-fat avocado and protein-rich chickpeas will help keep you full too! 

Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad

Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad

Printable Recipe for Vegan Avocado Chickpea Salad

Yield: 8 servings

Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad

Vegan Avocado Chickpea Pasta Salad

This vegan avocado chickpea pasta salad is perfect as a side or main dish. Fresh herbs and sesame oil make it aromatic, ripe avocado and aromatic sesame oil makes it creamy, protein-rich chickpeas make it hearty, and citrus juice brightens the whole thing.

This recipe makes about 8 half cup servings.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rotini, or your favourite pasta shape (use gluten-free if you like)
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1 cucumber, seeds removed, diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • 2 sprigs of dill weed, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas, rinsed thoroughly and drained well
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well. You can serve right away or store in the fridge for up to two days.

Notes

If you're cooking your pasta from dried, use 1 cup of dry rotini. Cook according to package instructions, then drain well. Rinse well with cold water, drain again and store until you're ready to make this salad.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1 half cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 167Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 151mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

Nutritional Information automatically calculated by a plugin and may not be correct.

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