Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad is loaded with recent Mediterranean impressed salad components, and drizzled with an unimaginable Lemon Herb dressing!
My Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean CHICKEN Salad has been a HIT with readers all over the world, however many have been asking learn how to flip it right into a vegetarian model, whereas protecting with my typical ‘meal in a salad’ fame. (Yes, apparently my fame is that of the woman that makes loaded salads. I take it as a praise). Enter: Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad!
Adding pasta to this salad isn’t solely a scrumptious vegetarian model, it’s a HUGE HIT with everybody I’ve requested to attempt it. Loaded with the whole lot mediterranean: cucumbers, olives, solar dried tomatoes, feta cheese, pink pepper strips (aka capsicum), lettuce, tomatoes, Spanish onion, PLUS the addition of creamy avocado items!
Meal in a salad? YES!
Meat free? YES YES!
I kinda really feel like saying, ‘Look ma! No meat!’
Using the identical dressing because the Mediterranean Chicken Salad to maintain your whole favorite flavours packed into this salad, you guys are assured BY ME to like this model simply as a lot!
Perfect for events, gatherings, pot lucks, or simply for a household dinner. You can in fact serve it as a aspect salad to accompany a phenomenal roast hen or lamb. The selection is yours!
The choices are infinite with this salad. You can add in marinated artichokes, hearth roasted peppers, goats cheese as an alternative of feta, arugula or spinach as an alternative of or with the lettuce, and so on!
Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad is loaded with so many Mediterranean salad elements, and drizzled an unimaginable Lemon Herb dressing!
Calories: 108 kcal
- 12 ounces | 350 grams dry pasta (Penne)
FOR LEMON HERB DRESSING:
- 1/three cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons recent squeezed lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons purple wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped recent parsley
- 2 teaspoons garlic , minced
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano , minced
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Cracked pepper , to style
- four cups Romaine (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried
- 1 giant cucumber , diced
- 1 avocado , peeled, pitted and chopped
- half of a giant pink pepper (or capsicum), deseeded and reduce into skinny strips
- 9 ounces (250 grams) grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
- half a purple onion , thinly sliced
- ½ cup pitted kalamata olives , sliced
- 1/three cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil , drained
- 5-6 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
Boil the pasta in a big pot of salted water till al dente. Drain in a colander or strainer, then rinse beneath chilly water to take the warmth out. Transfer the pasta to a big mixing bowl.
While pasta is boiling, put together your dressing. Whisk collectively all the marinade/dressing components in a big jug.
Add all the salad elements into the salad bowl together with the pasta, and drizzle with the dressing. Toss all the components collectively till all the things is coated evenly in dressing. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
Lemon Herb Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 129mg 5%
Potassium 201mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g four%
Vitamin A 34.three%
Vitamin C eight.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based mostly on a 2000 calorie weight-reduction plan.
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