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Vegan Pasta Salad with Creamy Tahini Sauce

This easy vegan pasta salad is full of healthy ingredients like broccoli, tomatoes and basil all topped off with a creamy tahini dressing. It's perfect served cold for a summer picnic!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 545kcal


  • 1 head Broccoli chopped into florets
  • 300 g Pasta
  • 250 g Tomatoes sliced
  • Small bunch Basil
  • 20 g Pine Nuts

Tahini Dressing

  • 3 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoon Tahini
  • 3 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoon White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • Water as needed
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Whisk together all the dressing ingredients, season well and add water as needed until you reach a pouring consistency.
  • Cook the pasta according to packet instructions in salted water, add the broccoli for the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • Toss together the pasta and broccoli, cherry tomatoes, basil and pine nuts. Drizzle over the dressing and toss again.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the ingredients used.


Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 889mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1468IU | Vitamin C: 149mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 3mg