Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe

Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe

How To Make Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Get some feta cheese ready for this Mediterranean pasta salad. Aside from the earthy and savory flavors, this pasta salad dish has a tangy and zesty taste.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12 ozdry pasta

For Lemon Herb Dressing

  • cupolive oil
  • 2tbsplemon juice
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 2tbspwater
  • 2tbspparsley(finely chopped)
  • 2tspgarlic(minced)
  • 2tspdried oregano(minced)
  • 1tspdried basil
  • ½tspsalt
  • Cracked pepper(to taste)

For Salad

  • 4cupsRomaine lettuce leaves,washed and dried
  • 1largecucumber(diced)
  • 1pcavocado(peeled, pitted and chopped)
  • ½largered pepperdeseeded
  • 9ozgrape or cherry tomatoes,halved
  • ½ared onion(thinly sliced)
  • ½cuppitted kalamata olives(sliced)
  • cupsun-dried tomatoes(drained)
  • 5-6 tbspcrumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Boil the pasta in a large pot of salted water until al dente. Drain in a colander or strainer, then rinse under cold water to take the heat out. Transfer the pasta to a large mixing bowl.

  2. While pasta is boiling, prepare your dressing. Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients in a large jug.

  3. Add all of the salad ingredients into the salad bowl along with the pasta, and drizzle with the dressing.

  4. Toss all of the ingredients together until everything is coated evenly in dressing.

  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 275.59kcal
  • Fat: 14.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.68g
  • Fiber: 4.11g
  • Sugar: 4.30g
  • Protein: 7.55g
  • Cholesterol: 13.65mg
  • Sodium: 319.11mg
  • Calcium: 117.27mg
  • Potassium: 432.38mg
  • Iron: 1.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 133.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.19mg
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