Vegetable and Feta Pasta Salad


Add a taste of the Greek islands to your next summer meal with this fresh tasting salad that can be made a day ahead. Recipe and photo courtesy of Foodland Ontario

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Serves 4 to 6

1/2 cup (125 mL) olive oil
2 tbsp (25 mL) each fresh lemon juice and red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt, dried oregano and basil leaves
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 cloves Ontario garlic, crushed
3 cups (750 mL) scoobi doo pasta, cooked and drained
1 cup (250 mL) chopped Ontario greenhouse or field sweet orange pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped Ontario greenhouse cucumber
2 Ontario greenhouse or field tomatoes, seeded and chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped fresh Ontario parsley
2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh Ontario dill
1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Ontario feta cheese
2/3 cup (150 mL) sliced Kalamata olives

In large serving bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, oregano, basil, pepper and garlic. Add pasta, orange pepper, cucumber, tomatoes, parsley and dill; toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese and olives; toss. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional Information:
1 serving (when recipe serves 6):

PROTEIN: 10 grams
FAT: 25 grams
FIBRE: 2 grams
SODIUM: 560 mg