Gluten Free Pasta Salad

Today’s featured recipe is an old time favorite with a slight twist:  Gluten Free Pasta Salad.  Seasoned with orange juice gives this Pasta Salad a slight sweetness over typical Pasta Salads.

The recipe calls for quinoa rotelle pasta, but you could use any type of Gluten Free pasta.

Gluten-free, vegan citrus and veggie pasta salad

 By Melissa Roadman, Intern

8 ounces quinoa rotelle pasta
4 tomatoes, diced
½ onion, diced
1 zucchini
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Juice of one orange
¼ cup basil
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons olive oil


1. Cook quinoa rotelle pasta for 8-10 minutes until soft. Strain and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to prevent it from hardening.

2. Stir fry the tomatoes, onion, zucchini, garlic and basil in juice of one orange and remaining olive oil.

3. Add orange juice to vegetables and mix with quinoa spirals. Serve cold.


Lots of Gluten Free Pasta options below:


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