Meal prep doesn’t get easier than this Greek Pasta Salad! Perfect for use as a ready-made side dish or main meal, this recipe takes only minutes to prepare and can last you all week long! The real best part is how customizable it is: If you have alternate vegetables you’d prefer to substitute, use them! If you want a bit more protein, add meat! If you enjoy extra cheese, add more feta. There are endless variations!
If experimenting in the kitchen isn’t your thing, fear not. I promise this particular ingredient combo will be a crowd-pleaser at your next summer cookout, potluck, or family dinner. No occasion? No problem! I love having this dish on hand for pre-made meals to go. It’s the perfect work lunch!
It’s packed with tons of colorful veggies for a nutrition bonus, and depending on the serving size the batch can stretch a long way!
Servings: 5 – 6 medium/large (or around 10 very small sides)
1 lb Pasta of Choice
2 Pints Cherry or Grape Tomatoes (rainbow varieties add great taste!)
2 Red or Orange Bell Peppers
2.25 oz Sliced Black Olives
4 oz Feta Cheese Crumbles
Sea Salt and Black Pepper to Taste
Fresh Parsley to Garnish
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions and then set aside to cool off
Chop up the tomatoes, peppers, and cucumber into bite-sized pieces
Using a very large bowl, coat the cooled pasta in half of the greek dressing (Cooled cooking pots or baking dishes work well too. Choose whatever you have on hand.)
Add the chopped veggies to the bowl
Add the black olives and feta to the bowl as well
Add the remaining dressing and toss until all is evenly mixed
Add sea salt and black pepper to taste
Garnish with fresh parsley
[Leftovers can easily be stored sealed/covered in the refrigerator.]
Ingredient recommendations linked!