Lemon Feta Pasta Salad

Lemon Feta Pasta Salad

When it’s warm outside I love a feta pasta salad: it’s light, cold and it doesn’t require too much cooking.  This salad is all those things, as well as being delicious. This recipe serves 4.

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Ingredients

For the pasta:

  • 350g penne pasta
  • 300g cherry tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 200g crumbled feta cheese
  • 150g chopped green onions
  • salt and pepper

For the dressing:

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1.5 tbsp whole grain mustard
  • ½ tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon peel
  • salt and pepper

 

Method

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. Whilst the pasta is cooking add the dressing ingredients in small bowl and whisk together. Season the dressing to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Rinse the cooked pasta with cold water to cool it quickly and drain again and put it in a large large bowl.
  4. Add the tomatoes, red pepper, feta cheese and spring onions to the pasta and mix together well.
  5. Pour dressing over and toss to coat.

 

If you love feta cheese as much as I do then you’ll love this recipe.

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