Simple Squash and Chickpea Rotini Pasta


A super simple veggie pasta - you can never go wrong with it!

I loved how this pasta came together. So simple, cheezy, and delicious.

Check it out and let me know what ya think :)

xoxo - cort.



  • half package rotini pasta (I used Trader Joeโ€™s quinoa rotini pasta)

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1-2 yellow squash, diced

  • 1/4 cup + 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil - divided

  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion seasoning

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • salt and pepper, to taste

  • fresh basil, for garnishing


  1. Cook pasta according to directions.

  2. While the pasta cooks, heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add squash and chickpeas to skillet and sautรฉ for 6-8 minutes. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

  3. Once the pasta is done cooking, drain it and return it to the pot. Toss the pasta with the remaining 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons olive oil and nutritional yeast. Stir in squash and chickpeas.

  4. Add seasonings and fresh basil. Toss well until the pasta is evenly coated with the seasonings. Serve immediately.

SERVINGS: about 4