Pasta doesn't always have to be plain. Explore newer variety with this healthy new recipe!
2 Cups pasta option (Brown rice, Quinoa, or Chickpea Pasta)
1/2 Cup cherry tomatoes
1/3 Cup tangy feta cheese (optional)
1/2 Cup of arugula
1 Cup chickpeas
1 Chopped cucumber
1 Handful fresh parsley
1 Handful fresh basil
2/3 Cup olive oil
1/2 a Lemon
1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
Fresh chopped parsley or oregano (optional)
1 tsp Italian seasoning
Cook your pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water. Drain it, toss it with some olive oil, and set it aside to cool.
Chop your cherry tomatoes and cucumbers, mince the parsley, and crumble the feta.
Whisk together the dressing ingredients.
Toss everything together in a large bowl. Season to taste and dig in!
Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein, and high in antioxidants.
Brown Rice contains fiber, which help support a healthy gut.
Chickpeas are a great source of manganese, which supports strong bone structure.
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