Green pasta salad

It is particularly important for pregnant women to consume all the healthy nutrients the body needs. In this green pasta salad, you get an intake of folate from green vegetables, calcium from broccoli and iron from cashews. The recipe serves 2 and is very tasty! Use vegetables you really like to make this your new favourite salad.


  • 200 g broccoli
  • 100 g cucumber
  • 2 dl pasta
  • 1 dl green peas
  • 1 avocado
  • 200 g feta cheese
  • fresh herbs, parsley
  • 2 hands fresh spinach
  • 4 tbsp cashews


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt
  • paper


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. Cut the florets from the broccoli and parboil together with the green peas.
  3. Chop cucumber and avocado.
  4. Mix all the ingredients for the vinaigrette.
  5. Mix all ingredients for the salad, broccoli, cucumber, pasta, peas, avocado, spinach and cashews. Place in bowls. Top with crumbled feta cheese and fresh herbs.
  6. Sprinkle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to mix all the different flavours. Serve!

Recipe by Evelina Söderholm