You are here

Easy Pasta Salad - Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Easy pasta salad recipes are the perfect side dish for lunch and dinner. Try Easy Mediterranean Pasta Salad for a wonderful blend of flavors. Mixed with feta cheese and freshly squeezed lemon juice, you'll love it.
  Cooked pasta 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Small pasta)
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Kalamat olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cucumber 1 Small, sliced to half moon shapes
  Sugar snap peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Celery stalks 2 , finely chopped
  Chives 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Feta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cubed
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Basil 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Coat it with olive oil(1 tablespoon) and allow to cool completely.

2. In a large salad bowl, mix together pasta with olives, cucumber, sugar snap peas, celery, chives, feta cheese, parsley, basil and lemon zest.
3. In a small bowl, combine capers, lemon juice, olive oil(1 tablespoon), salt and pepper. Whisk or shake to blend well.

6. Dress the salad, toss well and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Summer is the perfect time for simple, quick and light salads. Victoria shares her recipe of a colorful, healthy and delicious salad that will transport you to the Mediterranean! This salad is perfect for a quick lunch on a hot day. It is a great dish to pack into kids’ lunch boxes!

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.5 (3 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 172 Calories from Fat 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.4%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.7 mg8.6%

Sodium 255.1 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 5 g9.9%

Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 36.8%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Pasta Salad - Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe Video