Meatless Monday Recipe : Grilled Corn & Zucchini Pasta Salad

It’s time for another Meatless Monday recipe!!  Yippeee!  Today I’m sharing my recipe for a Grilled Corn & Zucchini Pasta Salad.  As per the usual this one is gluten free and vegan.  Did I mention that it’s super tasty and quick?!  Yummy!  I love a good end of Summer dinner that comes together quickly.  It’s nice to have something healthy that can be whipped right up especially as we get into that busy back-to-school season.  I originally made this with millet and loved it BUT the leftovers were rock hard.  eww, right?  Luckily I had a bag of my favorite gluten-free pasta on hand, Tinkyada’s brown rice pasta.  I used the spirals but you can use whatever shape you like.  If you’ve never tried this brand of gluten-free pasta it is the best!  Super better than any of those chickpea pastas that are sooo popular right now.  I think this recipe would also be good with quinoa and that would make it grain-free (if that’s something you’re looking for).

 

Meatless Monday Recipe : Grilled Corn & Zucchini Pasta Salad

 

  • Serves 4
  • Comes together in about 30 minutes *plus time to chill 1 – 2 hours

  • 4 small zucchinis
  • 4 ears of corn
  • 1 bag of gluten-free pasta

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup EVOO
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard (I used French’s because it’s gluten-free)
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp hemp seeds (optional)

 

Meatless Monday Recipe : Grilled Corn & Zucchini Pasta Salad

 

  1. Slice your zucchini into ribbon strips
  2. Grill zucchini and corn on medium heat, a few minutes each side
  3. Bring water to boil on the stove and cook pasta per instructions on bag
  4. While pasta is cooking, gather ingredients for the dressing and blend in the food processor
  5. Drain pasta once it has finished cooking
  6. Mix ingredients together, refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours until cool and enjoy!

 

Meatless Monday Recipe : Grilled Corn & Zucchini Pasta Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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