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Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

This big flavored Greek Pasta Salad comes with a 2 minute Super Easy Greek Inspired Vinaigrette.  Packed with bold flavors and crunchy veggies with a sprinkle of chunky feta cheese, it's the perfect side dish to most anything!

Course pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
227 kcal
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Ingredients

For Pasta Salad

  • 1 16 ounce package rotini pasta bow tie, penne or orzo are great substititutions
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper seeded, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion sliced thin
  • 1 english cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 6 ounces feta cheese block cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Greek Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar white or red wine vinegar can be substituted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice about 1/2 of a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, grated or finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse until cool. Set aside.

  2. combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a mason type jar and shake.

Recipe Notes

Seed your cucumber with a spoon before chopping to keep them crunchy in the salad for days.
Use a block of feta cut into 1/4 inch chunks for a bigger flavor and more texture.
Store for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.
You may not use all the dressing...add about half, taste and adjust.

Nutrition Facts
Greek Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 691mg29%
Potassium 245mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1010IU20%
Vitamin C 70.7mg86%
Calcium 169mg17%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.