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Greek Pasta Salad

    Perfect for your next backyard BBQ or summer picnic, this Greek pasta salad is filled with crunchy vegetables, creamy feta and tangy kalamata olives.

    Greek Pasta Salad - a favorful pasta salad recipe for your next picnic

    Memorial Day is right around the corner and I’ve got the ultimate pasta salad recipe for you! Filled with big chunks of creamy feta, fresh dill, kalamata olives and lots of crunchy vegetables, your friends and family will love this Greek-inspired pasta salad recipe. 

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    For added protein, fiber and nutrients I used whole wheat rotini pasta but feel free to use any short cut pasta you have on hand. Toss in chickpeas for even more protein if you wish.

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    Perfect for serving with grilled chicken, steak and fish, this Greek pasta salad is going to be your go-to for summer entertaining!

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    Greek Pasta Salad - a favorful pasta salad recipe for your next picnic

    Greek Pasta Salad

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    Perfect for your next backyard BBQ or summer picnic, this Greek pasta salad is filled with crunchy vegetables, creamy feta and tangy kalamata olives.
    PREP: 15 mins
    COOK: 10 mins
    TOTAL: 25 mins
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    Servings: 16

    Ingredients
     

    • 1 pound whole wheat rotini (prepared according to package instructions or pasta of choice)
    • 1 red bell pepper (seeded and diced)
    • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
    • 2 lemons juiced (about 1/2 cup)
    • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
    • ½ cup minced parsley
    • ¼ cup minced fresh dill
    • 8 ounces crumbled feta
    • 24 kalamata olives (pitted and sliced)
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Instructions
     

    • Place cooked pasta in a large bowl and add diced peppers and cherry tomatoes. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil, toss well.
    • Stir in parsley, dill, feta and olives then toss again. Check for seasoning and add salt and pepper to taste.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 24.1gProtein: 6.4gFat: 10.8gSaturated Fat: 2.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8.6gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 239mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 1.4g
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

    10 Comments

    1. Can you say yummy in my tummy! We have a family party coming up and this is something that I would love to make. For myself, I would make vegetti noodles instead of pasta because of my gluten issues but this is perfect for summer!! Thank you for sharing!

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