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
Keyword Greek Pasta Salad
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 25minutes
Greek Salad Dressing
2tablespoonsred wine vinegar
salt and pepper , to taste
Greek Pasta Salad
8ozpenne pasta, uncooked
6ozspinach, fresh, chopped
1cupcherry tomatoes, yellow, each sliced in half
1cupcherry tomatoes, red, each sliced in half
½cupblack olives, pitted, thinly sliced
½cupfeta cheese, crumbled
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
In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, minced garlic.
How to make Greek pasta salad
In a large bowl combine cooked penne pasta, chopped spinach, and sliced cherry tomatoes. Add sliced black olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
Pour the salad dressing over the pasta salad. Stir to combine.
This Greek pasta salad tastes the best if you let it rest for 2 hours. This allows the flavors to get absorbed.
Store the salad in the fridge for up to 4 days, in an airtight container.
After you added the dressing, season the salad with salt and pepper, if needed.
For creamier dressing add a touch of Greek yogurt.