VEGAN SPINACH AND SUN DRIED TOMATO PASTA SALAD

You’re going to like this clean and flavorful Vegan Spinach and solar-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad! It’s so scrumptious, and may be served bloodless, warm, or at room temperature.

VEGAN SPINACH AND SUN DRIED TOMATO PASTA SALAD

Every summer season we spend some hot and sunny days down the shore with our family. It’s nothing fancy, however it’s tons of a laugh and something I constantly sit up for. because what’s better than cooking, drinking, eating, and guffawing with those you adore?

It’s loaded with spinach, basil, solar-dried tomatoes, grape tomatoes, crimson onion, and olives. And the dressing is a tangy vinaigrette that makes the salad terrific flavorful with out weighing it down or making it soggy. essentially, this salad has got it happening in all of the proper methods and also you’re going to like it.

VEGAN SPINACH AND SUN DRIED TOMATO PASTA SALAD

Ingredients
For the Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil from sun-dried tomatoes 
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes 
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 
  • 2 Tablespoons water 
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled 
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dijon mustard 
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 and 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning  
  • 2 big handfuls of fresh basil (about 1/2 cup packed) 

For the Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad: 

  • 1 (16 ounce) box farfalle pasta
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half 
  • 1 and 1/2 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 big handful fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 1 small red onion, diced 
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced 


Instructions

For the solar-Dried Tomato vinaigrette Dressing:
  1. integrate all of the components in a blender or food processor and pulse till completely easy. flavor and alter seasonings as needed. Set aside. 
For the Spinach and sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad: 
  1. location a big pot of salted water over high warmth and produce it to a rolling boil. upload pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. 
  2. when the pasta has finished cooking, drain it right away and fast rinse it beneath bloodless water until cool, approximately 1 minute.
  3. region cooled pasta in a huge mixing bowl and upload the dressing, toss properly to coat.
  4. add the solar-dried tomatoes, grape tomatoes, spinach, basil, onion, and olives and toss well to mix. Serve right now, or kick back till needed.