Caprese Brown Rice Pasta Salad

Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Vegan

This Caprese Brown Rice Pasta Salad is full of flavor and a great salad to take to a cookout.  It’s made from plant based pasta, vegan pepperoni, grape tomatoes, green peppers and vegan feta cheese to name a few ingredients.  I topped the salad with a fresh and delicious vinaigrette dressing and then drizzled it with some balsamic glaze.

 


 

Caprese Brown Rice Pasta Salad

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups of dry brown rice bow tie pasta
1 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes, sliced
1/2 green pepper, chopped, optional
1/2 cup of plant based pepperoni, sliced in half
1/2 cup of vegan feta cheese, crumbled or as desired
Garnish with basil, chopped
Dressing:
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
2 tablespoon of lemon juice
2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon of Himalayan salt
Directions:
-In a large pot boil water then add pasta to pot according to directions on packaging. Drain in colander and rinse lightly with cold water. Set aside to drain and cool down.
-Slice cherry tomatoes in half and set aside. In a large bowl add brown rice pasta, sliced tomatoes, vegan feta cheese, plant based pepperoni and green pepper.
-In small a bowl, add dressing ingredients and whisk until combined. Set aside.
-Drizzle dressing over pasta salad and combine well. Toss to coat and taste for seasoning.
-Prepare to serve and garnish with chopped basil. Enjoy!

You May Also Like:

Delicious Gyros

Delicious Gyros are tangy and tasty, made with sauteed mushrooms, sliced cucumbers, vegan feta cheese and a creamy Tzatziki sauce. They have a tasty, authentic Greek flavor.

Nondairy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

Nondairy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups are quick and easy to make. They are made using vegan cream cheese, fresh raspberries, coconut cream, along with a tasty graham cracker crust. This is a great dessert to serve for your next cookout.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

My Vegan Blueberry Muffins are loaded with fresh blueberries, bananas and unsweetened apple sauce. I drizzled a delicious lemony glaze on top before serving them. They were irresistible!

Thai Crunch Salad

Try this spicy, easy to make Thai Crunch Salad for your next lunch or dinner. It’s full of flavor, with key ingredients like red cabbage slaw, chopped green onions, sliced serrano peppers and an awesome peanut dressing. It’s topped with roasted peanuts and crunchy ramen noodles.

No Bake Nondairy Blueberry Cheesecake Jars

No Bake Nondairy Blueberry Cheesecake Jars are a tasty meal prep dessert that can be made in 30 minutes. They are a single serve, dairy free cheesecake in a jar, with a graham cracker crust and topped with a homemade blueberry sauce.

Double Chocolate Orange Brownies

Double Chocolate Orange Brownies are a decadent dessert treat with a creamy, chocolate filling and they are topped off with a delicious orange zest. They are also quick and easy to make.

Edamame Dip

You have to try this tasty Edamame Dip. It’s easy to make and it goes well when served with tortilla chips or a vegetable tray. Some key ingredients are edamame beans, avocado, minced garlic and red onions,

Healthy & Delicious Salad Dressings

To elevate your salad’s flavor while eating healthier, try these two homemade Healthy & Delicious Salad Dressings. The Tahini Salad Dressing is smooth and creamy, with a truly irresistible flavor. And the Greek Salad Dressing is bold and tangy, with a hint of lemon. These salad dressings are also quick and easy to make for meal prepping.

No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Try this decadent and delicious No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Tart for dessert. It has a tasty Graham cracker crust, a homemade strawberry layer, and a chocolatey nondairy ganache topping.

Nondairy Yogurt Fruit Pops

If you like frozen yogurt, then you will love these Nondairy Yogurt Fruit Pops. The three flavors are mango, blueberry and strawberry. These pops are super quick and easy to make – two simple ingredients for each flavor!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

6 Vegan-Friendly Recipes You Can Create In Less Than 60 Minutes

Enter your name and email below to receive your free copy of my 6 favorite vegan-friendly recipes that take less than 60 minutes.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest