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Italian Pasta Salad
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5 from 1 vote

Zesty Pasta Salad

This pasta salad has lots of texture from fresh vegetables and it's packed with flavor for homemade Italian dressing
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 12
Author: Bailey


  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 1⅓ cup chopped grape tomatoes
  • 1⅓ cup chopped kalamata olives
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • ½ cup goat chesse or feta crumbles

Italian dressing

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¾ tsp dried basil
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish


  • Cook pasta according to package. Set aside. chop al veggies up and toss into pasta.
  • Add all the ingredients for the dressing in a jar or blender and mix/whisk togeher. Pour dressing over pasta salad right before serving, toss and sprinkle extra feta/goat cheese on top and serve!