Greek Pasta Salad - 2 Guiding Stars
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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!


  • 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


  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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 295; Total Fat 15.5g (19% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2g (10% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 155mg (7% DV); Total Carbohydrate 33g (12% DV); Dietary Fiber 2.5g (7% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 6g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 4% DV; Selenium 45% DV; Folate 30% DV; Thiamin 25% DV.
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