Light garden greek pasta salad

Light Garden Greek Pasta Salad

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sherry monfils


My daughter and I both love traditional greek salads, but we were having a family dinner with 3 fussy eating kids, lol, so we decided to make it a cool pasta salad. The kids don't like feta cheese, ( it stinks like feet they said, lol,) But they love pasta salads. I came up with this and served little bowls of crumbled feta for those who liked to add it to the salad. I wasn't able to get a pic of the salad since everyone dug in before I had a chance, but i will be making this again soon and will make sure to get a pic!!


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3 Hr 20 Min


  • 6 oz
    whole grain bow tie pasta
  • 6 oz
    fat free plain greek yogurt
  • 1/3 c
    light mayonnaise, i used hellmans light.
  • 2 Tbsp
    fat free milk
  • 2 tsp
    dried dillweed
  • 2 Tbsp
    snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp
    lemon peel, or zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • 2 c
    chopped cucumber
  • 2 c
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    sliced green onions
  • 1/3 c
    pitted, sliced kalamata olives, not canned,get fresh from deli

How to Make Light garden greek pasta salad


  1. Cook pasta as directed and drain. Run under cool water and drain again. In lg bowl, whisk together, yogurt, mayonnaise, milk, dillweed, parsely, lemon peel, lemon juice and pepper.
  2. Add all other ingredients to bowl, except olives. Toss ingredients in dressin, in bowl, gently to coat. Cover, chill 3 hrs.
  3. Before serving, add olives to bowl and again, gently toss. Serve!!

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About Light garden greek pasta salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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