Veggie Egg Pasta Salad with Chickpeas

Eggs bring together kitchen staples to create tasty and nourishing meals. Like this flavorful Veggie Egg Pasta Salad with Chickpeas where the addition of eggs can help you get the most out of the veggies, by helping you better absorb the nutrients found in the vegetables, such as Vitamin E and carotenoids.

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Prep Time: 10 Mins

Cook Time: 25 Mins

Makes: 4

Ingredients

8-oz Whole Wheat Pasta, dry

1 15-oz can No-salt added Chickpeas (about 1 3/4 cup cooked)

2 cups Grape Tomatoes, halved. 2 cups Cucumbers, halved.

1 cup Orange Bell Pepper, diced.

1/2 cup Red Onion, finely diced.

1/4 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped.

4 Hard Boiled Eggs, chopped.

1/4 cup Italian Vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook pasta according to package instructions. Once done, drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. While the pasta cooks, add the chickpeas, grape tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, fresh parsley, and boiled eggs to a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. When the pasta is done, add it to the bowl with the vegetables and eggs. Toss gently.
  4. Add the dressing and mic until everything is well-coated.
  5.  Divide into 4 bowls and serve.
  6. Note: The USDA recommends cooking eggs until the yolks and whites are firm.

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