greek pasta salad

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Patti Rahilly- Jones
from Wrightstown, NJ

A nice twist on a pasta salad. Something different and super easy.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

There's nothing ordinary about this pasta salad recipe. It's a delicious salad filled with a blend of Mediterranean flavors. The mixture of cucumber, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and Feta cheese gives this pasta salad a distinct Greek flare. Its light dressing marinates the salad and the flavors marry together wonderfully. A beautiful and refreshing Greek salad for your next cookout.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 10-12
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For greek pasta salad

  • SALAD INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb
    box of pasta of choice (can be low carb, whole wheat, etc)
  • 2 c
    cucumbers, seeded and cut into bite size chunks
  • 2 c
    grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 c
    Kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2
    medium red onion sliced very thin
  • 1 c
    crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano (or more to personal taste)
  • 2 c
    chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 c
    sun-dried tomatoes in oil, finely chopped
  • DRESSING INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • freshly ground black pepper

How To Make greek pasta salad

  • Boiling pasta in a pot.
    1
    Cook pasta according to directions.
  • Draining the cooked pasta.
    2
    Drain and set aside. Let cool.
  • Preparing the pasta salad dressing.
    3
    Combine dressing ingredients; set aside.
  • Chopping all the vegetables for the salad.
    4
    Prepare the olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and onion.
  • Adding vegetables to the cooked pasta.
    5
    Combine with the pasta.
  • Adding dressing to the cooked pasta salad.
    6
    Mix in the dressing and pepper.
  • Adding Feta cheese to the salad.
    7
    Add the Feta cheese last.
  • Mixing the salad with the Feta.
    8
    Mix in the Feta cheese.
  • Covering the pasta salad with plastic wrap.
    9
    Refrigerate and serve.
  • Greek pasta salad in a small bowl with Feta sprinkled on top.
    10
    NOTE: I make an additional recipe of the dressing to add when serving or just double the recipe at the beginning. The pasta tends to soak up the dressing and it can be dry. I made this the day before to allow the flavors to mature.
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