Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad

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You’re going to go bonkers over this Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad!  This creamy, mayo based vegan pasta salad is packed with crunchy vegetables like broccoli, red onion, celery and carrots, pickles and cherry tomatoes. 

It’s always an amazing vegan pasta side dish for any occasion and everyone always wants seconds!  (or thirds!)  More salads? You’ll love all of these 40 Satisfying Vegan Salads!

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Are you looking for a delicious vegan option for your pasta salad? Look no further than this vegan veggie loaded pasta salad. Bursting with flavor and packed with a medley of fresh and healthy vegetables, this pasta salad is a perfect way to get your daily dose of veggies.

Pasta salad is one of our favorite side dishes and it’s  a must for summer, especially when we have one of our bbq weekends or hanging out with family and friends for special get-togethers.

It’s the best compliment to quite a few sandwiches, like this Tender Vegan Lemon Chicken Sandwich, this Chickpea Parm Sandwich and of course  any of these mouth-watering 20 Awesome Vegan Sandwiches!  

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Dive in and enjoy a bowlful of some fresh and light pasta salad!  It’s super easy to make. That’s the best part, except for the diving in part. ha! 

In fact, a lot of times when I make pasta dishes, I cook the pasta ahead a day or 2 prior until I’m ready to make my dish I’m using it for. Just cook the pasta as directed on the package directions, cool and drain it well and place it in a very sealed container until ready to use.  

Are you ready?  Give this vegan veggie-loaded pasta salad a try and see how delicious and satisfying a healthy meal can be.

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Ingredients You Need 

Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad Recipe

  • 1 pound pasta of choice cooked, drained well and cooled
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup broccoli chopped small
  • 1/3 cup dill or sweet pickles chopped small (or dill or sweet relish can be used)
  • optional: 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped, 1/2 cup sliced olives, black or green

Mayo Dressing

  • 1 1/2 cups vegan mayo
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar cider or white
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle juice or 2 teaspoons sugar
  • optional: 1/2 teaspoon garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, drained very well with the onion, celery, carrots, tomatoes, broccoli, pickles and any other veggies you want to throw in.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayo, vinegar, pickle juice/sugar together. Feel free to add in any additional spices if desired. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the dressing to the pasta mixture and stir until well combined. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

vegan Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad side recipe

Our Vegan veggie loaded pasta salad recipe is a great way to get a flavorful and nutritious dish in one convenient meal. Packed with nutrients, this easy-to-make dish has the power to bring together a variety of flavors – from Italian-style vegetables to vegan-friendly protein sources!

Moreover, adding extra vegetables to vegan pasta salads helps add fiber, vitamins, and minerals to your diet, as well as add an enjoyable bite to your meal. With so much to offer, vegan veggie loaded pasta salad is a great tasty and healthy meal that is worth adding to your cooking repertoire.

In conclusion, vegan veggie loaded pasta salad offers so much flavor and nutrition that it can be an amazing addition to your weekly meal plan. Not only is it a great way to enjoy a variety of plant-based ingredients in one meal, but it also provides an enjoyable alternative to the same old vegan dishes. So, next time you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious meal, consider sprucing up your plate with a vegan veggie loaded pasta salad. You won’t regret it!

Enjoy serving this classic Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad to your crew as a favorite vegan pasta side dish!   

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Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad

You're going to go bonkers over this Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad!  Creamy, mayo based pasta salad packed with crunchy vegetables like broccoli, red onion, celery and carrots, pickles and cherry tomatoes.  It's always an amazing side dish for any occasion and everyone always wants seconds!  (or thirds!) 
Prep Time20 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: bbq, macaroni, Pasta, potluck, salad, side dish, Vegan Salad
Servings: 10 Servings

Ingredients

Pasta Salad

  • 1 pound pasta of choice cooked, drained well and cooled
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup broccoli chopped small
  • 1/3 cup dill or sweet pickles chopped small (or dill or sweet relish can be used)
  • optional: 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped, 1/2 cup sliced olives, black or green

Mayo Dressing

  • 1 1/2 cups vegan mayo
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar cider or white
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle juice or 2 teaspoons sugar
  • optional: 1/2 teaspoon garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, drained very well with the onion, celery, carrots, tomatoes, broccoli, pickles and any other veggies you want to throw in.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayo, vinegar, pickle juice/sugar together. Feel free to add in any additional spices if desired. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the dressing to the pasta mixture and stir until well combined. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

 

 


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