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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Vinaigrette:

  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano chopped
  • 2 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Pinch of sugar

Pasta Salad:

  • 7 oz fusilli cooked per instructions
  • 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 a cucumber peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives sliced
  • 3 tbsp roasted bell pepper diced
  • 2 tbsp red onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp feta cheese

Instructions

  • Combine the basil, oregano, canola oil, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste, and a pinch of sugar together in a bowl. Whisk until well combine then set aside for flavors to mingle.
  • Cook the pasta per instructions in salted water. Drain then rinse a bit with cold water. Combine the cooled pasta with the tomatoes, cucumber, olives, roasted bell pepper, red onion, and feta cheese together in a bowl. Pour the vinaigrette on top and mix until coated evenly. Place into the refrigerator until ready to serve. Enjoy.