Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Recipe Type: Salads, Sides
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Author: Claire McCormick
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Serves: 12
An easy take-along dish to your next potluck or picnic!
Ingredients
  • 2 boxes multi-colored rotini pasta
  • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 small can black olives, sliced and drained
  • 2 cups broccoli or cauliflower florets, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • For dressing:
  • 3 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp each salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, boiling for 2 minutes less than directions state.
  2. Meanwhile, chop tomatoes and broccoli.
  3. Whisk together all ingredients for the dressing.
  4. Drain pasta and return to warm saucepan. Add tomatoes, broccoli, olives, and peas. Pour dressing over pasta and toss.
  5. Add feta and combine.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.

 

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