If you are someone who fancies a bowl of tasty pasta but does not have much time to cook elaborate dishes, the Ensalada de pasta vegetarian is perfect for you. It takes only about 15 to 20 minutes to be able to cook this dish, and you can even save it for later. The dish is healthy, nutritious and exceptionally flexible when it comes to the ingredients used. To top it all off, you can use a dressing of your choice, preferably Mexican or Italian, to complete the dish.
Ingredients You Need
Usually, to make pasta con verduras, you will need:
- Canned chickpeas
- Grape tomatoes
- Fresh cauliflower
- Red onion
- Feta cheese
- Mozzarella cheese
For the dressing, you can either go as per the original recipe or even try other options like the cilantro dressing, herby pesto or the creamy ranch dressing. However, since this dish is quite adaptable, there is no hard and fast rule on what veggies to use. You can try it with whatever is at home or some others like black olives, Zucchini, chives, bell peppers, Kalamata olives and even corn.
How to Store the Pasta?
When properly prepared, you will want more of this pasta vegetariana, but instead of cooking it every time, you can make a bit more. While the pasta can be kept in an airtight container after it is cold, it is best that you serve the salad fresh. The pasta is good for about three days, and the salad is best made on the day or the day before you are serving the dish.
What Can You Eat It With?
Pasta de moñitos with veggies is a really great fit with quite a few dishes like Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders, Chicken Gyros, Grilled Chicken, and also Herb Baked Chicken. You can learn more about how to make it and experiment with it on La Receta Facil’s official website.