Feta Basil Balsamic Pasta Salad
 
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a great fresh flavored pasta salad with is perfect for days at the beach, luncheons, pot luck, and to have on hand for weekday lunches.
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Recipe type: main dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb pasta (bow tie or penne work well)
  • 6 small tomatoes cut into wedges or 12 grape tomatoes cut in half.
  • 1 can sliced black olives drained and rinsed
  • 2 oz feta cheese diced small
  • 8 basil leaves fined chopped
  • 1/4 cup balsamic dressing (I use Newmans Own)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Drain pasta, then add cold water and some ice cubes to bring the temperature of the pasta down quickly. Let it sit in the cold water for a few minutes. Change the water if it becomes warm.
  3. Drain the pasta and place it in a large bowl with the tomatoes, olives, cheese, basil, dressing, oregano.
  4. Mix really well.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2014/08/feta-basil-balsamic-pasta-salad.html