Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette takes approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes from beginning to end. This recipe makes 8 servings with 279 calories, 6g of protein, and 20g of fat each. For $1.25 per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a side dish. Plenty of people really liked this Mediterranean dish. 47941 person found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up red wine vinegar, garlic, sugar, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Just a Taste. Overall, this recipe earns a pretty good spoonacular score of 70%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Greek Quinoa Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette, Rotini Pasta Salad with Summer Vegetables and Red Wine Vinaigrette, and Grilled Cornbread Salad with Red Onions, Arugula, and Red Wine Vinaigrette.

Servings: 8

Preparation duration: 180 minutes

Cooking duration: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

15 cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup diced cucumbers

1 cup crumbled feta cheese

1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic

3/4 cup diced green peppers

2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3/4 cup sliced olives

2 teaspoons dried oregano

2 1/2 cups uncooked pasta, such as penne or rotini

2/3 cup sliced red onions

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon sugar

Equipment:

pot

whisk

bowl

plastic wrap

Cooking instruction summary:

Make the pasta salad:Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook it until al dente. Strain the pasta and transfer it to a large bowl to cool slightly. While the pasta cools, make the dressing.Make the dressing:In a small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients, except for the olive oil. While whisking, stream in the olive oil. Season the dressing with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, green peppers and feta cheese to the bowl with the pasta.Pour the dressing over the pasta, tossing to combine, then cover the salad with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for at least 3 hours and up to overnight. When ready to serve, toss the pasta salad again and enjoy cold or at room temperature.

 

Step by step:


1. Make the pasta salad:Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

2. Add the pasta and cook it until al dente. Strain the pasta and transfer it to a large bowl to cool slightly. While the pasta cools, make the dressing.Make the dressing:In a small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients, except for the olive oil. While whisking, stream in the olive oil. Season the dressing with salt and pepper, to taste.

3. Add the red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, green peppers and feta cheese to the bowl with the pasta.

4. Pour the dressing over the pasta, tossing to combine, then cover the salad with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for at least 3 hours and up to overnight. When ready to serve, toss the pasta salad again and enjoy cold or at room temperature.


Nutrition Information:

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278k Calories
6g Protein
19g Total Fat
19g Carbs
10% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
278k
14%

Fat
19g
31%

  Saturated Fat
5g
31%

Carbohydrates
19g
7%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
16mg
6%

Sodium
413mg
18%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
6g
12%

Vitamin C
20mg
25%

Selenium
15µg
22%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Manganese
0.3mg
15%

Vitamin K
14µg
14%

Calcium
123mg
12%

Phosphorus
120mg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.19mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%

Fiber
2g
8%

Vitamin A
357IU
7%

Copper
0.13mg
7%

Zinc
0.95mg
6%

Magnesium
24mg
6%

Potassium
208mg
6%

Iron
1mg
6%

Vitamin B1
0.08mg
5%

Folate
21µg
5%

Vitamin B12
0.32µg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.82mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.39mg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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