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Easy Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek pasta salad recipe is the perfect pasta salad for summer gatherings, BBQs, or potlucks. It's flavorful and healthy!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Greek Pasta Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Natasha Bull

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked pasta
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 small red onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 3 mini cucumbers (or 3/4 English cucumber) chopped
  • 1 cup little tomatoes (grape, cherry, etc.) halved
  • 5 ounces crumbled feta
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon (packed) brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Boil a large, salted pot of water and cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Once it's cooked, drain it and run it under cool water. Let it drain thoroughly.

  2. Meanwhile, while the pasta is cooking, get all your other ingredients ready. Add the dressing ingredients to a jar and shake vigorously. You may need to add more oil or vinegar depending on your tastes.

  3. Assemble the pasta salad in a large bowl. Toss with the dressing and season with salt & pepper as needed (I added a fair bit of salt because there's a lot of pasta). Either serve  the pasta salad right away or refrigerate until the flavors meld a bit. 

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