Greek Pasta Salad

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This delicious Greek Pasta Salad is filled with rotini pasta, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and feta cheese and is covered in a tasty greek dressing! It’s our new go-to pasta salad and is perfectly light and refreshing.

Greek Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad with Feta

I have always enjoyed pasta salad and salad recipes but find myself craving them more in the Spring and Summer months. We have the go-to salads and pasta dishes we’ve made for years but being on a Greek-food kick, I wanted to try a Greek Pasta Salad version.

Many of the ingredients that you can typically find in Greek food includes:

  • olives
  • herbs
  • feta (my favorite!!)
  • tomatoes

I wanted to make sure all of these and more were in the recipe to give it all the Greek flavor I love so much! We added some cilantro, cucumbers, our favorite tri-color rotini and a delicious Greek dressing. The result was amazing and had so much flavor that we knew others would love it too.

Greek Pasta

Using the perfect dressing is key for this Greek Pasta. You can find loads of different options at the store, but my current favorite is this Light Greek Vinaigrette from Cardini’s. It’s not too heavy but has all the delicious flavor that comes in a Greek dressing.

Having said that, I’d love to hear what your current favorite Greek dressings are. Whether it’s more of a dressing or vinaigrette, it should enhance all of the flavors already found in this pasta dish, and we hope you like it as much as we did. 😉

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Additions and substitutions:

This recipe is my favorite version of Greek Pasta Salad, but you can easily add, subtract or substitute some of your favorite ingredients. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Add: grilled chicken, shrimp
  • Add: red onion, sun dried tomatoes, green/red peppers, chickpeas, pepperchinis
  • Feta substitute: other greek cheeses include: Graviera, Mizithra, Anthotiro, Manour, Ricotta, Halloumi, Goat Cheese
  • Rotini substitute: use other bite sized pasta such as penne, elbow, shell, ziti ,

Can I make this ahead of time?

Definitely! One of the reasons I love this salad is you can make it ahead of time and store it covered in the fridge. I’d also recommend saving a portion of the dressing to add just before serving.

How to store greek pasta salad?

If you have any leftovers store it in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days.

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Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

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This delicious Greek Pasta Salad is filled with rotini pasta, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and feta cheese and is covered in a tasty greek dressing! It's our new go-to pasta salad and is perfectly light and refreshing.

Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 250 kcal
Author Kellyn Carpenter

Ingredients

  • 3 cups tri-colored rotini pasta uncooked
  • 1 cup Crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup cucumbers chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1 cup Greek dressing
  • cilantro

Instructions

  1. Cook rotini according the package directions. Let cool.

  2. Add pasta and remaining ingredients in a bowl and toss. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. ENJOY!

Recipe Video

Adapted from Kraft Recipes.

Greek Pasta Salad - rotini pasta, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and feta cheese in a delicious greek dressing! This will be your new go-to pasta salad!!

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Kellyn Carpenter

Kellyn is a mom of 4 and loves to try and test out new recipes. She loves to find the best dinner and dessert recipes around and share them with those in the blogosphere.

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  2. What is the garnish on the top? Parsley? Cilantro? I kept looking for where that was mentioned, but couldn’t find it.