Farfalle of Arete (Greek Pasta Salad)

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Stacey Lawson

By
@slawson

Give me a word, any word and I will show you how it is Greek...LOL! Great quote from a good movie but this isn't a movie, but a recipe I created for a Greek pasta salad with an easy homemade dressing.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • GREEK DRESSING

  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 4 tsp
    cavender's all purpose greek seasoning
  • 1/8 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 2 Tbsp
    tahini
  • 3 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • SALAD

  • 1 lb
    farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 12 oz
    marinated artichoke hearts, diced
  • 2 can(s)
    large pitted black olives, halfed
  • 12 oz
    feta cheese, crumbled
  • 16 oz
    baby spinach
  • 2 pt
    grape tomatoes, halfed
  • 2 pt
    mushrooms, quartered
  • 6 oz
    sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large
    purple onion, sliced thin
  • 1 large
    english cucumbers, seeded and diced
  • 2 large
    red peppers, sliced
  • 1 tsp
    fresh mint, chopped

How to Make Farfalle of Arete (Greek Pasta Salad)

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR DRESSING:
    Combine all ingredients and whisk together. Taste for salt and pepper and adjust as needed. This will make a lot of dressing, so don't just pour it over the salad.
  2. Cook, drain, and cool pasta.
  3. Add pasta, spinach, and all other vegetables and cheese to a large bowl. Toss to combine ingredients evenly.
  4. Add dressing, about a half cup and toss. This is where you decide how much or how little dressing you desire.
  5. You could add grilled chicken, grilled shrimp, or grilled tenderloin to make this a main dish. This is a very cool dish for those hot summer days.

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About Farfalle of Arete (Greek Pasta Salad)

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #greek




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