This Chickpea Pasta Salad Recipe is a great option for potlucks all year long. It has the classic pasta salad flavor, with the added protein of chickpeas. This is just what you need to have on hand for a fast and easy side dish that everyone will enjoy.
Chickpea Pasta Salad Recipe
The addition of roasted bell peppers and balsamic vinegar gives a traditional pasta salad tons of flavor without all of the calories. Skip the creamy dressings for this light and delicious option everyone will enjoy eating.
Chickpea Pasta Salad Ingredients:
1 12 ounce box rotini pasta
1 can chickpeas
1 large jar roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced
1 large can black olives, sliced
1 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
Chickpea Pasta Salad Directions:
Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
Slice bell peppers and olives.
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Chickpea Pasta Salad RecipePrint Recipe
- 1 12 ounce box rotini pasta
- 1 can chickpeas
- 1 large jar roasted red bell peppers drained and sliced
- 1 large can black olives sliced
- 1 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
- Slice bell peppers and olives.
- Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Makes 8 servings
6 SmartPoints per serving on Weight Watchers FreeStyle Plan
This is such a delicious chickpea pasta salad recipe that will wow guests at your next dinner party. It’s perfect alongside your favorite grilled proteins at a barbecue! I love the addition of the chickpeas to add extra protein, so it can be an easy all in one meal if you prefer!