Mediterranean Delight: Greek Pasta Salad with Feta and Vinaigrette

Indulge in the flavors of the Mediterranean with this vibrant and easy-to-make Greek Pasta Salad. Packed with colorful veggies, tangy feta cheese, and tossed in a zesty Greek vinaigrette. This dish is a celebration of freshness and taste. Perfect for picnics, potlucks, or a refreshing weeknight meal. Greek pasta salad is a crowd-pleaser that brings a taste of Greece to your table.

Ingredients needed for Greek Pasta Salad

  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni
  • 1 bottle Greek vinaigrette
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, cubed
Cutting board with a bottle of Greek Salad dressiing, 1 yellow pepper,2 tomatoes, block white cheese, bowl red onions diced, crumbled feta cheese in a measuring cup, salt and pepper grinders, chili pepper flakes.

How to make the Greek Pasta with Feta and Vinaigrette

1. Cook the Pasta: Boil the elbow macaroni according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water.

Black pot of hot water with elbow macaroni cooking.

2. Prepare the Veggies:

  • Dice the yellow pepper, red onion, and Roma tomatoes.
  • Chop the green onions.

3. Combine Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, diced yellow pepper, red onion, chopped green onions, diced Roma tomatoes, feta cheese crumbles, and mozzarella cheese cubes.

Silver mixing bowl with elbow macaroni, mixed vegetables and cheese cubes, being mixed.

4. Add the Greek Vinaigrette: Pour the entire bottle of Greek vinaigrette over the pasta and veggie mixture. Toss well to ensure all ingredients are evenly coated.

5. Now it is time to add the chopped cilantro and gently mix it in.

6. Chill and Serve: Refrigerate the Greek Pasta Salad for at least 1 hour to let the flavors meld. Serve chilled and enjoy the refreshing taste of the Mediterranean!

Storage of Greek Pasta Salad

This is a perfect pasta salad to meal prep for the week as it is good for 5 days in the refrigerator if it last that long without being consumed.

Can Pasta Salad be Frozen?

Yes, it can as long as it sealed in a freezer container or freezer bag for up to 3 months.

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Incredible Loaded Potato Salad, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Red Onions – SeaSide Table

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Enjoy the Flavors of the Mediterranean with this easy Greek Pasta Salad

Experience a burst of Mediterranean flavors with every bite of this cold Greek Pasta Salad. In addition to the combination of fresh veggies, creamy feta, and the zing of Greek vinaigrette makes this pasta salad a delightful dish for any occasion. Such a nice flavor change from the mayo heavy cold salads. Quick to prepare and full of vibrant colors. Be prepared for this recipe to become a staple for your meal prep rotation.

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Mediterranean Delight: Greek Pasta Salad with Feta and Vinaigrette


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Experience a burst of Mediterranean flavors with every bite of this Greek Pasta Salad. The combination of fresh veggies, creamy feta, and the zing of Greek vinaigrette makes it a delightful dish for any occasion.


Ingredients

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  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni
  • 1 bottle Greek vinaigrette
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, cubed

Instructions

  1. Cook the Pasta: Boil the elbow macaroni according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool.

  2. Prepare the Veggies:

    • Dice the yellow pepper, red onion, and Roma tomatoes.
    • Chop the green onions.
  3. Combine Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, diced yellow pepper, red onion, chopped green onions, diced Roma tomatoes, feta cheese crumbles, and mozzarella cheese cubes.

  4. Add the Greek Vinaigrette: Pour the entire bottle of Greek vinaigrette over the pasta and veggie mixture. Toss well to ensure all ingredients are evenly coated.

  5.  Add the chopped cilantro and gently stir to mix in the herb.
  6. Chill and Serve: Refrigerate the Greek Pasta Salad for at least 1 hour to let the flavors meld. Serve chilled and enjoy the refreshing taste of the Mediterranean!

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