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Greek Pasta Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Salad, greek, meatless
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rest 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 to 8 servings
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Pasta
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Pitted Black Olives sliced
  • 1/2 English Cucumber
  • 1-2 Tomatoes
  • 1/4 Red Onion sliced
  • 4-5 Radish optional
  • Handful Chopped Parsley
  • 1 cup Feta Cheese

Pasta Salad Dressing/Vinaigrette:

  • Juice from 1/2 Lemon (ripe) about 1 tbsp, or to taste.
  • 1 tsp. Lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Oregano
  • Pinch of Cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. Crushed Red Peppers optional
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix ingredients for the dressing. Mix and set aside. The best way to make dressing is in the glass jar with a fitted lid. 

  2. Boil pasta according to the package. Do not overcook. You'd want a little bite to it. Once cooked, wash under cold water and set aside; We are doing this only when we are making pasta for salads otherwise you would not wash pasta under cold water.
  3. Add a bit of dressing into pasta directly and toss to coat.
  4. Combine all ingredients together and lightly toss with the rest of the dressing.
  5. Add Feta cheese and serve. You may use a block of Feta Cheese (cube it first) or toss Feta crumbles. 

Recipe Notes

You can add chicken/grilled or pan-fried. Smoked ham, even crispy bacon goes well with this salad.