It's Greek To Me! Pasta Salad!

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Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This is one of our favorite pasta salads! The flavors just "Pop" in your mouth!

I created this recipe a few years ago after having something similar in Chicago while dinning out... it was a hit the first time I made it and is requested several times a year.

This is a show stopper to take to a pot luck! Everyone always asks for the recipe!

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10 - 15
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • DRESSING

  • 3/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    mint, fresh (or dried) minced fine
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    each: fresh or dried oregano and fresh or dried basil (crushed)
  • 5 clove
    garlic (finely minced)
  • 1/3 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/3 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    anchovy paste (optional)
  • PASTA SALAD

  • 5 c
    raw pasta of choice (i use fusilloni) (cook as directed on package)
  • 1 - 2 c
    grape tomatoes
  • 2 - 4
    green onions (sliced thin)
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    kalamata olives (pitted)
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    green olives (pitted)
  • 1 - 5 oz
    (up to a cup) feta cheese (crumbled) (to taste)
  • OPTIOAL:

  • 1 - 2 c
    grilled chicken breast (sliced or cubed)
  • 6 - 12 medium
    greek style hot peppers

How to Make It's Greek To Me! Pasta Salad!

Step-by-Step

  1. Use a whisk to beat together the dressing ingredients. Refrigerate until needed.
  2. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.

    Rinse. Drain well.
  3. Place all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl and gently but thoroughly toss together.

    Put in a covered container and refrigerate about 2 to 3 hours.

    Serve family style or in individual bowls.

Printable Recipe Card

About It's Greek To Me! Pasta Salad!

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads Dressings
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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