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Tahini Pasta Salad Recipe

Tahini Pasta Salad

Pasta salad loaded with healthy veggies and a creamy easy to make homemade Tahini Sauce making the perfect summer pasta salad.
Course pasta salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword tahini pasta salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 319kcal
Author Lauren


Tahini Pasta Salad Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta of choice
  • 2 cups broccoli florets slightly steamed or raw
  • 3 to matoes diced, or cherry tomatoes - halved
  • 1 bell pepper any color
  • 3 spring onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds raw or roasted

Tahini dressing Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup optional
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


Creamy tahini dressing

  • Add all the tahini dressing ingredients in a blender or bowl.
  • Blend or whisk until the ingredients are well incorporated and the dressing is smooth.
  • Set aside.

tahini Pasta salad

  • Boil the pasta according to packaging instructions. While the pasta is cooking wash and chop the tomatoes, green onions, bell pepper, and broccoli.
  • Once the pasta is cooked drain and rinse under cold water to cool the pasta.
  • Add in the tomatoes, green onions, bell pepper, pumpkin seeds, and broccoli and give it a good mix.
  • Drizzle the tahini dressing and mix until well combined and the salad is all coated in the creamy dressing.
  • Serve as it is or place in the refrigerator for two hours and serve chilled.


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1049IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg