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A plate full of protein packed Thai pasta salad surrounded by smaller bowls of ingredients.

Protein Packed Thai Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, no nightshades, oil-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian

Description

Protein Packed Thai Pasta Salad is a healthy 20 minute dinner recipe. It packs in over 18 grams of protein and is full of veggies!


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Ingredients

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon liquid aminos
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic, (minced)
  • 14 teaspoons sriracha, (optional for some added spice)

For the salad:

  • 8 oz garbanzo bean rotini pasta
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 4 scallions, (sliced)

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta and rinse it with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Add in the pasta along with the vegetables and toss to combine and serve.