Gluten-Free Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad

Gluten-Free Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad

Roasting the vegetables bumps up the savory flavor of this salad. Pesto adds a bit of garlicky kick and bright color.

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Gluten-Free Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad
Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad
Prep Time
35 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 437 kcal
Author: Hallie Klecker
Ingredients
  • 1 medium zucchini , quartered lengthwise and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow squash , quartered lengthwise and chopped
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper , seeded and chopped
  • ½ medium red onion , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 8 ounces gluten-free pasta, such as spirals or elbows
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ - ¾ cup prepared pesto
  • 1 (6-ounce/170 g) jar marinated artichokes, drained and roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine the zucchini, yellow squash, bell pepper, onion, olive oil, and a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Spread out on the baking sheet in an even layer. Roast for 20-25 minutes until tender and brown in spots. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the roasted vegetables, tomatoes, and pesto. Stir gently to combine. Stir in the artichoke hearts. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Recipe Notes

Make It a Meal: Add cooked chickpeas or cannellini beans to the salad and top with shaved Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 437 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 462mg 19%
Potassium 420mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 47.2%
Vitamin C 89.1%
Calcium 8.1%
Iron 6.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 


Gluten-Free Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

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