Greek Pasta Salad | Oh Sweet Basil

Easy Greek Pasta Salad

Servings: 6 -8
A fresh and easy Greek Pasta Salad just in time for summer! This crowd-pleasing side dish is tasty with grilled meats and at all your backyard barbecues.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound rotini or other small pasta
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 8 ounces Persian cucumbers diced (about 3)
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved lengthwise
  • 1 8 ounce chunk feta cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives

Instructions

  • To cook the pasta, bring 4 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil.
  • Add pasta and cook according to package instructions, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Drain well and rinse with cold water.
  • Meanwhile, to make the dressing, in a small bowl whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, cucumbers, onion, tomatoes, feta, and olives.
  • Drizzle with dressing.
  • Toss gently until uniformly combined and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Greek Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 356 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 18g
Sodium 124mg5%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.