Marinated Greek Style Pasta

Looking for Greek-style recipe? Then check out this marinated pasta that features salami and veggies – a wonderful side dish.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) orecchiette (tiny disk) pasta
1/2
lb sliced hard salami, cut into thin strips
1/4
lb assorted deli olives, pitted, drained and cut in half
1
jar (7 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained, chopped
6
pepperoncini peppers (bottled Italian peppers), stems removed, cut lengthwise in half
1/2
English (seedless) cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, thinly sliced
1 1/2
cups Greek vinaigrette dressing with feta (from 14-oz bottle)
1
pint (2 cups) grape tomatoes, cut in half
1/4
cup firmly packed fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley leaves, chopped
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss pasta, salami, olives, roasted peppers, pepperoncini peppers and cucumber. Add 1 cup of the dressing; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • 3 Just before serving, toss in tomatoes, parsley and remaining 1/2 cup dressing. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

You can substitute penne pasta for orecchiette.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.