September 29, 2023

Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is light and fresh, loaded with garden tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers tossed in a homemade Greek dressing with Kalamata olives and Feta cheese. 

Greek Pasta Salad

Tracii Black
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Greek
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 16 oz pasta (rotini, cavatappi or bow ties), wheat or gluten-free
  • 1/2 cup halved pitted kalamata olives, plus 2 tablespoons brine
  • 1/3 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 cups (from 1 large) English cucumber, diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, cubed
  • fresh oregano, optional garnish

Instructions
 

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package directions for al dente, adding an extra minute.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water, drain
  • Meanwhile, In a large bowl, combine the dressing ingredients.
  • Add the olives, red onion and brine from the olives and mix to combine.
  • Stir in the pasta with the cucumber, tomatoes and bell pepper and toss well. Add the cheese just before ready to serve.

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