Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek pasta salad is the perfect side dish – quick and easy to make and everyone loves it! Add protein like chicken or shrimp to make it a full meal!

Greek Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups dry fusilli pasta
  • 1 cup black (or kalamata) olives, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (juice from one lemon)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 English cucumber, quartered lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
Greek Pasta Salad


INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cook the pasta in salted, boiling water until al dente, according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and oregano. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked and cooled pasta, the tomatoes, cucumber, black olives, red onion and feta cheese.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over top and toss lightly to combine everything.
  5. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for several hours until ready to serve.
  6. Leftovers keep well for 2-3 days.

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