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EASY PESTO PASTA SALAD Save this recipe for an EASY, last-minute addition to yo…

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EASY PESTO PASTA SALAD Save this recipe for an EASY, last-minute addition to yo…

EASY PESTO PASTA SALAD 🌱😍 Save this recipe for an EASY, last-minute addition to your Xmas feast! (Or any meal really 🙆🏻‍♀️)⁣

The roasted cherry tomatoes honestly make ALL the difference here! The sweet, juicy bursts contrast so well with the nutty herby pesto ✨ you guys just need to try it! P.s. this salad also tastes better overnight so they make great leftovers 😙⁣

Here is the recipe ➡️⁣

PESTO PASTA SALAD (vegan, GF)⁣

Serves: 4⁣

INGREDIENTS:⁣
✅ 2 cups cup dried pasta ⁣
✅ 3 heaped tablespoons of your favourite vegan pesto ⁣
✅ 2 cups pumpkin, cut in chunks⁣
✅ 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half⁣
✅ 2 cups spinach leaves⁣
✅ 1/4 cup pine nuts ⁣
✅ 2 tablespoons olive oil ⁣
✅ Salt to taste ⁣

METHOD:⁣
1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Line two baking trays with non-stick ⁣
2. In one tray, place the pumpkin chunks. In another tray, place the cherry tomatoes. Drizzle olive oil and a sprinkle of salt over each. ⁣
3. Bake the first for 20 minutes until slightly soft. Then add in the tray with the cherry tomatoes and bake for another 15 minutes⁣
4. In the meantime, cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and set aside in a large bowl⁣
5. Add the pine nuts to the pot used to cook the pasta and toast on high heat for 3 minutes⁣
6. Add the pumpkin, tomatoes, spinach, pine nuts and pesto into the pasta. Toss together. Season with salt to taste ⁣
*Optional: top with vegan parmesan & extra pine nuts to serve⁣

Merry Christmas friends! 🎄 ⁣



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