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Caesar Pasta Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU WASH THE FRESH FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND HERBS BEFORE YOU START.

COOKING TIME
25 Mins

DIFFICULTY

Chickpeas 200 gr 400 gr
Conchiglie pasta 150 gr 300 gr
Raw cashews 1/2  cup 1 cup
Cherry tomatoes 100 gr 200 gr
Romaine lettuce 150 gr 300 gr
Lemon 1 2
Mixed herbs (smoked paprika, Italian herbs, garlic powder) 1 tbsp 2 tbsp
Parsley 4 stalks 8 stalks
Garlic 2 cloves 4 cloves
Nutritional yeast 3 tbsp 6 tbsp
*Olive oil 1 tsp 2 tsp
*Mustard (Dijon/wholegrain/any) 1 tbsp 2 tbsp

* PRODUCTS ARE PANTRY ITEMS AND ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE BOX NEITHER ARE SALT AND PEPPER

  Nutrition per 100 Grams

  Energy 513Kj
  Protein 7.3g
  Fat, Total 4.8g
  –  Saturated 0.8g
  Carbohydrates 10.7g
  – Sugars 2.8g
  Sodium 45g
  Allergens Cashew

TOOLS: Blender/nutribullet, 2 mixing bowls, baking tray, spatula/wooden spoon

METHOD

1

PREP & ROAST
Preheat oven to 210C ● drain, rinse and pat dry chickpeas ● place chickpeas into bowl ● add 1(2)tsp olive oil, herb mix & salt and pepper, mix well ● spread mix evenly onto a baking tray lined with baking paper or oiled ● roast for 15 minutes or until golden

2

PREP & COOK
Place cashews into small bowl and cover with boiling water ● soak for 10 mins ● meanwhile bring salted water to the boil and cook pasta al dente (for 7-8 minutes ● drain and rinse under cold water

3

CHOP
Roughly chop lettuce into 2cm pieces ● halve the tomatoes ● roughly chop parsley leaves ● mix in a large bowl

4

BLEND
Place in blender: nutritional yeast,  garlic, lemon juice, mustard, salt & pepper, soaked cashews & half of the cashew water (set rest aside) ● blend until smooth ● to reduce thickness, add a little more cashew water, blend and repeat until reaching a dressing like consistency

5

MIX & SERVE
Add pasta to large mixing  bowl containing the salad along with ¾ of the roasted chickpeas, coat with dressing and mix well ● serve  and garnish with remaining chickpeas

Attention customers with food allergies. Our products may contain traces of allergens, such as wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, or wheat.