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Ceasar Pasta Salad with Chickpeas

Caesar Pasta Salad with Chickpeas

  • Author: Aggie Goodman
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Pasta Salad
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1/2 12 oz box bowtie pasta (or your favorite shape pasta – use whole wheat if possible)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained well
  • 1 cup black olives, halved (optional)
  • 1/3 cup your favorite Ceasar dressing
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan cheese, to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain well and let cool completely.
  2. When pasta is completely cooled, add to a large bowl with tomatoes, carrots, chickpeas, olives and dressing. Gently toss to combine ingredients well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve chilled.

Keywords: pasta salad, caesar, chickpeas, vegetarian