Meatless Mondays  |  Posted 10.24.16

Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

A delicious Greek salad with pasta and a homemade red wine vinaigrette.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Romaine Lettuce
  • 2 cups Uncooked Pasta
  • 1 small Red Onion
  • 1 and 1/2 cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 small Cucumber
  • 1/2 cup Black or Kalamata Olives
  • Feta Cheese
  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly wash the vegetables and then dry.
  2. Boil the pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, chop the romaine lettuce and place in a bowl. Thinly slice the red onion and separate into sections. Alternatively, you can chop up the onion for the salad.
  4. Slice the cucumber into thin slices. 
  5. Halve the cherry tomatoes, and slice the olives.
  6. Toss everything together.
  7. For the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a re-sealable jar and shake until combined. Pour over the salad and toss to combine.
  8. Drain the pasta and run under cold water until cool. Add the pasta into the salad and toss once more.
  9. Crumble feta cheese over the salad to desired amount.

Source: Chelsea's Messy Apron