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    My Big Fat Greek Pasta Salad

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    57 mins

    45 mins

    12 mins

    The Spice Guru's Note:

    My recipe for Greek-style pasta salad.

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    1. 1
      PREPARE the DRESSING: Grate 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest; KNEAD and cut lemons into halves to juice, yielding 2 1/2 tablespoons juice; WHISK together remaining ingredients well; SET aside.
    2. 2
      BRING bring 6 quarts water to a boil in a large pot; ADD 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt and spiral pasta, returning to boiling; COOK pasta according to package directions (do not overcook -- pasta should be al dente).
    3. 3
      DRAIN pasta well; RETURN pasta to pot and toss with a very small amount of olive oil to prevent sticking; LET stand to cool.
    4. 4
      PREP all pasta salad vegetables and fresh herbs to specifications; PLACE prepped vegetables into a large bowl.
    5. 5
      ADD the cooled pasta to vegetables in bowl, combining well.
    6. 6
      ADD 4-6 ounces cubed or crumbled feta cheese, without tossing.
    7. 7
      WHISK the DRESSING mixture again; POUR the DRESSING evenly over pasta salad; GENTLY fold pasta salad over from the bottom a few times to evenly distribute the dressing and combine feta cheese.
    8. 8
      CHILL pasta salad at least 2 hours to overnight.
    9. 9
      GARNISH pasta salad with parsley sprig, or fresh basil or mint leaves.
    10. 10
      SERVE and ENJOY!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2013


      Made half a recipe and served with your Greek meatballs. Excellent salad, DH loved it.

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    Nutritional Facts for My Big Fat Greek Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (206 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 357.8
    Calories from Fat 166
    Total Fat 18.4 g
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    Cholesterol 13.4 mg
    Sodium 528.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    Sugars 4.2 g
    Protein 9.0 g

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