Feta, Spinach and Pecan Pasta Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

An usual but tasty flavor combination from the Austin Jr. League Cookbook...pecans are everywhere in central Texas so this is their own take on a more typical salad. :o)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut spinach into 1/2"x3" strips.
  2. Combine spinach, tomatoes, thyme, and 6 Tbsp olive oil in bowl; toss gently and season lightly with pepper, if desired.
  3. Cook pasta in boiling water 8 min, or al dente.
  4. Remove from heat (do not drain) and stir in zucchini; let stand 15-20 seconds.
  5. Drain and rinse with cold water; combine with spinach mixture and toss well.
  6. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp olive oil, if desired.
  7. Add feta and pecans; toss to mix and season with salt if desired.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Most Helpful

Delicious! This was a wonderful combination of flavours and colours. My husband and I both enjoyed this salad; the only problem was practicing portion control!

rmarvlynn June 08, 2010

This is a wonderful salad. The combination of feta cheese and pecans is delightful. It makes a beautiful presentation. Thanks for sharing this fantastic recipe.

PaulaG June 08, 2005