Recipe of the Week! - May 14th


Mediterranean Pasta Salad

All of the ingredients required for the following recipe are available in store. Enjoy!

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6-8 Servings

This Mediterranean Pasta Salad recipe is quick and easy to make, it’s tossed with a zesty lemon-herb vinaigrette, and it’s always a crowd-pleaser!

INGREDIENTS:

Mediterranean Pasta Salad:

12 ounces cooked pasta of your choice

1 English (hot house) cucumber, diced

1 pint tomatoes, diced

2/3 cup sliced kalamata olives

4 ounces crumbled feta cheese

3 green onions thinly sliced

Lemon-herb vinaigrette (see below)

Lemon-herb Vinaigrette:

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice

2 teaspoons dried oregano, minced

1 teaspoon honey (or your desired sweetener)

2 small garlic cloves, minced

1/4 teaspoon freshly-cracked black pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

pinch of crushed red pepper flakes

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cook the pasta al dente in a large stockpot of generously-salted water according to package instructions. Drain pasta, then rinse under cold water for about 20-30 seconds until no longer hot. Transfer the pasta to a large mixing bowl.Add cucumber, tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta cheese, and red onion to the mixing bowl, then drizzle all of the vinaigrette evenly on top. Toss until all of the ingredients are evenly coated with the dressing.Serve immediately, garnished with extra feta and black pepper if desired.

To make the lemon-herb vinaigrette: Whisk all ingredients together until combined.

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