Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad

Prep 10 min


Cook 20 min


Ready in 30 min

This dish is simple to throw together but full of fresh flavors. It's great for serving a crowd and can be served warm or cold.


  • 8 oz. (250 g) cavatappi pasta
  • 10 oz. (300 g) cherry tomatoes (2 cups/500 mL)
  • 8 oz. (250 g) broccolini, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (30 mL) Sweet Basil Rub
  • 1 can (15 oz. or 540 mL) reduced-sodium cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼   red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Parmesan cheese, shaved, divided
  •  Optional: Sliced Kalamata olives
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Sweet Basil Rub


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

  2. Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water and according to the package directions.

  3. Combine the tomatoes, broccolini, oil, and rub in a large bowl and stir to coat. Roast on a sheet pan until the tomatoes are wrinkled and the broccolini has browned, 13–15 minutes.

  4. Combine the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl. Let the vinaigrette sit for 5–10 minutes.

  5. Combine the pasta, tomatoes, broccolini, vinaigrette, beans, onion, and half of the Parmesan.

  6. If you’d like, top with the remaining Parmesan and olives. Serve warm or chill in refrigerator and serve cold.


  • 6  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. nutrients per serving: Calories 430, Total Fat 20 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Sodium 630 mg, Carbohydrate 46 g, Fiber 1 g, Sugars 4 g (includes 0 g added sugar), Protein 16 g

Cook's Tips:

Easy Change-Ups

Try Broccoli: You can substitute the broccolini with 4 cups (1 L) of broccoli florets.

Other Pastas: You can use short pastas like rotini, penne, or rigatoni.

More Protein: You can add grilled chicken for more protein.

Swap Out the Cannellini Beans: You can substitute the cannellini beans with Great Northern or Navy beans.

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