Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style is a great pasta salad with super fresh ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and peppers. Extra flavors come form Kalamata Olives, marinated artichokes and feta cheese. Dressed with red wine based vinaigrette instead of mayo makes for super light and refreshing side dish.

Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style

Course: Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Edyta
Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style is a great pasta salad with super fresh ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Kalamata Olives, marinated artichokes and feta cheese, combine to enhance those Mediterranean flavors. Dressed with a red wine based vinaigrette, instead of mayo, makes for super light and refreshing spin on a classic.
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Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 1/2 lbs Farfalle pasta mini
  • 1 Cucumber English, cut into half slices
  • 2 cups Cherry tomatoes cut in half or quarter
  • 2 cups Bell peppers cut in small squares
  • 1/2 Red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Olives Kalamata
  • 1/2 cup Artichokes marinated
  • 4 oz Feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp Parsley Italian, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Oregano fresh, chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup Red wine vinegar
  • 2 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to instructions. Once done, rinse it with cold water, let it sit in coriander for a minute or two to get rid of the extra water;
  • Add pasta and all the vegetables and herbs into the big bowl and mix it well;
  • Add all the dressing ingredients into the mason jar and mix well. Add salt if needed more;
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well;
  • Sprinkle the salad with crumbled feta and serve. 

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1520IU | Vitamin C: 59.6mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1.6mg