A deliciously creamy nutrition filled go to pasta salad for lunch on the go!

Creamy Avocado Pasta Salad [Vegan]

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Serves

5

Cooking Time

10

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Ingredients

  •  1 12 oz. bag of pasta
  • 2 avocado's
  • 1/2 cup packed basil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. flax meal
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 4 Tbsp. water
  • 1 cup yellow sweet tomatoes
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 8oz. package of tempeh
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Preparation

  1. Start by bringing a pot of water to a boil.
  2. While you are waiting on the boiling water, throw the peeled and halved avocado's, the basil, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, flax meal, water and coconut milk into a high speed blender. Blend until smooth.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  4. Lightly steam broccoli, and lightly chop.
  5. Cook tempeh in a skillet over medium heat for about 8 minutes.
  6. While tempeh is cooking, chop the onion, and sweet tomatoes.
  7. Once pasta is cooked and drained, add your broccoli, chopped onion, tempeh, sweet tomatoes, and avocado sauce and stir until combined
  8. Serve chilled
Recipe fromFit & Fabulous Vegan Life

Notes

Store in the refrigerator for lunch or dinner during the week.

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