The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad

happy middle of the week friends! yay, it’s so nice when the week is shorter and the weather is warmer. The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad is the ultimate summertime recipe to have on repeat the next few months. it’s jam-packed with flavor, super easy to make and tastes even better the next day!

summer dinners enjoyed outside in the warmth are upon us and we’re all probably feeling relieved. summertime is all about the food, family, friends and sunshine.

whether you’re having a get together or just looking for an easy dinner, i’ve gotcha covered with The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad.

ok, the veggies, avocado, beans and pasta are all flippin’ fabulous BUT the SAWCEEEE! let’s taco bout it. lol sorry, had to with the food pun, it is my brand after all!

sooooo, this sauce, um it’s positively amazing because it has been perfected, let me tell ya. small adjustments make such a huge difference.

if you make my recipes or just follow me in general, you know that i pride myself on good sauces, they’re everything because they can make or break a dish.

here’s everything that you need to make The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad!

  • 1 lb pasta of your choosing! i used brown rice pasta from jovial

  • roasted corn

  • cherry tomatoes

  • black beans

  • avocados

  • vegan mayo

  • buffalo sauce

  • chili powder

  • garlic powder

  • onion powder

  • sea salt and pepper to taste

seems incredibly easy and minimal, right?! YES, that’s because it is. i’m here to make eating vegan as easy, nourishing and delicious as possible. this is one recipe you don’t want to miss out on :).

as far as vegan mayo, you can use any brand that you want! for the mayo, i used primal kitchen vegan mayo AND i also used their buffalo sauce because it’s the best thing ever.

if you like The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad, you’ll also love these other recipes of mine!

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Vegan Tzatziki Pasta Salad

Delicious Chard and Kalamata Olive Pasta

Dairy-Free Buffalo Sauce Mac n Cheese

Healthy Vegan Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Easy Vegan Cacio e Pepe

Semi-Homemade Vegan Pasta Bake

Vegan Greek Village Pasta Salad

Vegan Spicy Mushroom Stroganoff

Healthy Vegan Arugula Pesto

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The Best Vegan Taco Pasta Salad

Recipe by MaryCourse: Lunch & Dinner, PastaDifficulty: Easy


Prep time



4-7 servings depending on portion size


  • 1 lb pasta of your choosing

  • 1 and 1/2 cups roasted corn (used Trader Joe’s frozen)

  • 2 medium-large avocados cut into pieces

  • 1 can (15 ounces) rinsed and drained black beans

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half

  • sauce
  • 3/4 cup vegan mayo

  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  • cook the pasta according to package directions. drain the pasta and let it cool for a few minutes. then add the veggies, avocado and beans.
  • whisk the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and then pour on top of the pasta salad mixture. combine well until everything is evenly coated.
  • serve at room temperature and enjoy! you can store in the fridge in an airtight container.

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