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Greek Pasta Salad with Spinach

Greek Pasta Salad with Spinach

Easy Greek Pasta Salad - perfect make-ahead side dish for parties and picnics.  A simple salad that combines al dente pasta, healthy veggies, and a Greek salad dressing. Tastes like something you would eat in a Mediterranean restaurant.

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 432 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Greek Salad Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • salt and pepper , to taste

Greek Pasta Salad

  • 8 oz penne pasta , uncooked
  • 6 oz spinach , fresh, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , yellow, each sliced in half
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , red, each sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup black olives , pitted, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese , crumbled

Instructions

Cook pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente. Rinse with cold water. Drain.

How to make Greek vinaigrette

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, minced garlic.

How to make Greek pasta salad

  1. In a large bowl combine cooked penne pasta, chopped spinach, and sliced cherry tomatoes.  Add sliced black olives, and crumbled feta cheese.

  2.  Pour the salad dressing over the pasta salad. Stir to combine.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Greek Pasta Salad with Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 432 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 518mg 22%
Potassium 549mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 89.9%
Vitamin C 40.9%
Calcium 16.6%
Iron 14.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.