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Green goddess pasta salad on a tabletop with yellow flowers and a wooden spoon.

Green Goddess Pasta Salad Recipe (Gluten Free)

  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 1 hour 14 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Green Goddess Vegan Pasta Salad is made with simple and nourishing ingredients that come together in minutes. Vegan and gluten-free, it’s the perfect recipe for easy appetizers or light lunches. Make it ahead of time for picnics, barbecues, and more!


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  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Once cooked to al dente, strain from liquid and add to a large bowl. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the warm pasta and toss to evenly coat. 
  2. Prepare the goddess dressing (see notes) if not using store-bought. Add the chopped snap peas, broccoli, spinach, and toss to coat evenly. Add sea salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Garnishing with pine nuts, hemp seeds, and/or lemon. Chill until ready to serve. 
  4. Make Ahead & Storage Tips – Cook the pasta and then drain water. Toss the pasta in olive oil then let them completely cool before storing in an airtight container. It’s best to store leftover pasta and dressing separate.Then toss pasta with the dressing and raw vegetables right before serving. 


For the Vegan Green Goddess Dressing you will need the following : Medium ripe avocado (peeled), scallions/green onions, coconut milk, parsley, chopped fresh mixed herbs and chive, tamari sauce, lemon juice, minced garlic, sea salt and black pepper (to taste), olive oil as needed.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Chill Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 9
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 311
  • Sugar: 4.2 g
  • Sodium: 305.3 mg
  • Fat: 13.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 39 g
  • Fiber: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

Keywords: main dish, side dish, pasta, pasta salad, green goddess, salad dressing, creamy pasta salad