Sunday, April 12, 2015

Greek Pasta Salad

This delightful pasta salad has been a regular in our picnic & potluck arsenal for years. I will warn you that it makes an enormous batch, however this is actually a blessing as it makes for a great healthy workday lunch.  It is so simple to put together, easily customized, chock full of healthy vegetables and, most important of all, it is delicious!

Greek Pasta Salad
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For the dressing
4 cloves garlic, minced 

2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil

For the salad
1 pound pasta such as fusilli bucati or gemelli

1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
8 ounces crumbled feta
3 cups baby spinach

Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until combined.

Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Chill, then serve.