Greek Pasta Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (183g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 30 min.
Greek Pasta Salad

If you can cook pasta, you can make this delicious salad!  To turn it into a complete meal, add a can of rinsed and drained chickpeas or beans. Perfect to send along for a packed lunch!

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ tsp. garlic cloves, minced
  • ¾ tsp. chopped fresh oregano
  • ¾ tsp. fresh mint, chopped
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ lb. gemelli pasta (or pasta of your choice), cooked and cooled
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut and quartered
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • ½ seedless cucumber, diced
  • ¼ cup pitted Greek olives

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, add the balsamic vinegar. Whisk the olive oil in slowly until it is thoroughly combined. Add the garlic, oregano, mint, and pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the pasta with the remaining ingredients. Pour the vinegar mix over the pasta and toss until well coated. You can refrigerate for 1 hour before serving to develop flavor, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 183g

Amount per serving
Calories 295
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 21.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 27g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 18.9mg 2%
Iron 1.5mg 6%
Potassium 170mg 4%
Vitamin A 15.5mcg 2%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 6%
Vitamin E 2mg 15%
Vitamin K 11.3mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 119.2mcg 30%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.7mcg 6%
Chloride 22.7mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 70.3mg 6%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 24.8mg 6%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 24.5mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.2mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Farfalle Pasta (semolina (wheat), Niacin, Iron (ferrous Sulfate), Thiamin Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Riboflavin (vitamin B2), And Folic Acid), Tomatoes, Cucumber, Olive Oil, Kalamata Olives (kalamata Style Olives, Water, Salt, Vinegar, Olive Oil), Onion, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic, Oregano, Mint, Black Pepper.

Latest from Our Blog

School Lunch Supplies List

back to school written in colorful letters on a lunchbox

It’s back to school season. That means it’s time to stock up on new gear, so your students are prepared to start the school year in style. Don’t forget about school lunch as you create your shopping lists. Whether your family has decided between school lunch or lunch from home, there will likely be a field trip where your child could use these lunch supplies. Parents have a lot of cool new products to choose from to ensure that their child’s lunch is not only nutritious and safe, but also looks appetizing at lunch time. For this month’s Nutritious Nudge, I created a list of lunch supplies and considerations to help parents with their back to school shopping. 

Continue Reading »