Pasta Salad with Hemp Seed Pesto

Pasta Salad with Hemp Seed Pesto

Made with fibre rich wholegrain pasta – Pasta Salad with Hemp Seed Pesto, with spinach, red capsicum, broad beans and pesto. Any of the pesto recipes can be used but this one includes our Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto. You can find the recipe here: Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto

Ingredients (serves 4)

1 large red or brown onion (sliced)
1 medium red capsicum (sliced)
1 cup shelled broad beans (or any bean/pea you choose)
250 – 300 g wholegrain pasta (prepared as per product’s directions)
100 g baby spinach leaves or kale (chopped)
1/2 c filtered water
1 1/2 cups Hemp Seed + Almond Pesto (1 x recipe)
salt + pepper to taste


Cook your chosen past as per the directions on the product’s packaging. Drain and set aside.

Saute the onion, capsicum and beans in half a cup of filtered water. When softened, turn the heat off and add the spinach leaves and pesto.  Mix well, then add the pasta.  Gently coat the pasta with the pesto mixture, then place in an airtight container and refrigerate until cool 

NOTE:  This recipe has been made as a cold salad but it can be eaten immediately as a hot pasta dish.