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Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is light and refreshing. With Mediterranean flavors it is a delicious addition to your next picnic or barbecue!

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Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is a light, refreshing salad with pasta and Mediterranean flavors. Make a big batch at the beginning of the week and have an easy lunch everyday just use a large storage container like this one.

greek pasta salad ingredients

To make this salad, cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta with the rest of the ingredients and refrigerate. It really is a super easy meal to make!

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How to make homemade Greek dressing:

Greek dressing is actually very easy to make there is no need to buy store bought dressing. Sometimes it is just easier to pick up a bottle sometimes it isn't. If you don't have any you can easily make it at home. You will likely have the ingredients on hand.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  • Whisk together all of the ingredients in a small bowl. If you'd like a thicker dressing, add more olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to use.

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What's the difference between Greek and Italian dressing?

Greek salad dressing is made with olive oil while Italian salad dressing is typically made with vegetable oil. Other than that they are basically the same. Hence you can easily use Italian dressing if you have that one hand and not Greek!

How long will Greek Pasta Salad keep in the fridge?

It will least a week or so in fridge as there is no meat. Also, the longer it's in there the better it tastes. Just make sure to stir it every few days.

What is the best way to eat Greek Pasta Salad?

You can eat it plan or add more spinach to a bowl and top with the pasta salad!

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Recipe

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Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad

Sheri
This Greek Pasta Salad recipe will be perfect for your next picnic or barbecue!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 12
Calories 5 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 package of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber - peeled deseeded and sliced
  • 1 can large black pitted olives - sliced or whole
  • 1 container feta cheese
  • 1 bag of spinach leaves
  • 1 box bow tie pasta
  • 1 jar Greek vinaigrette - or use the homemade recipe above

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a large storage container and stir to combine.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.
  • Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Stir before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 5kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 7mgPotassium: 41mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 43IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Cherry Tomato, Cucumber, Feta, Olives, Pasta
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