This vegetarian pasta salad comes together quickly but that speed doesn't mean it's lacking flavor. It's full of flavor from lemony dressing and the vegetables and cheese. You'll be cooked on this Lemony Pasta Salad with Artichokes and Chickpeas.
Artichokes, Chick Peas, Pasta Salad
Servings: 12 people
For the Pasta Salad
of cooked penne pasta
jar of quartered marinated artichoke hearts
can of chickpeas
halved length wise, then sliced into 1/8" thick half moons
of marinated mozzarella cheese balls
For the Dressing
zest of 2 lemons
the oil marinade from the cheese
In a large mixing bowl, combine the pasta, artichokes, chick peas, cucumber, and tomato.
Combine the ingredients for the dressing.
Pour the dressing over the pasta and vegetables.
Gently fold in the cheese.
Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.