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Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Nothing tastes better than the simplicity of flavors coming together like they do in this pasta salad. Just a few ingredients brings it all together in just a few minutes. 
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean, pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 437kcal
Author savorandsavvy.com


  • 1 lb Rotini Pasta
  • 1/2 Red Onion large
  • 2 Green Peppers
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 2/3 cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1 cup Crumbled Feta Cheese (one 6 oz. container)
  • Juice of One Large Lemon
  • 2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup White Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder optional
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Cook pasta just short of al dente according to package directions.
  • Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds, discard seeds. Chop cucumber, red onion, green pepper into pieces of similar size. Transfer into a large bowl.
  • Roughly chop parsley. Add parsley and crumbled feta cheese to bowl. Stir to combine.
  • In a medium bowl mix together lemon juice, olive oil, white vinegar, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper until well combined. Transfer dressing into the large bowl and stir to combine all ingredients. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta just barely to al dente according to package directions. Drain. Add to bowl and mix thoroughly until pasta is evenly coated in dressing.
  • Cover. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.


Serving: 8g | Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 32.3mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1.5mg