Pasta salad

Servings: 4

Pasta salad will help you get that carbs that you love without the heat (in temperature not flavor) this hot summer. This pasta salad combines similar flavors of a greek salad with the classic penne pasta.

(c) HMFG copyright 2016 photo by Mary Moran

What’s your favorite summer salad?



  1. In a large bowl combine everything- pasta, cucumber, bell peppers, feta, black olives, tomatoes and dressing together.
  2. Season the pasta with salt and pepper.
  3. Let the pasta salad sit for 30 minutes and then turn the ingredients in the bowl to fully marinate the salad.
  4. Then let the salad sit for another 30 minutes.
  5. Top with more feta cheese.
  6. Serve.

Dressing directions.

  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Set aside until you’re ready to use.

If you liked this recipe try our delicious  classic wedge salad recipe  or artichoke dip recipe.

What’s your favorite summer salad?



  • 2 cups cooked penne pasta
  • ½ cup of Persian cucumbers cut into thin half circles
  • ¼ cup of sliced black olives (drain liquid)
  • ¼ cup Roma tomatoes, large diced
  • 1 cup bell peppers (any color-red& green shown in the picture), deseeded & medium diced.
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles (extra for garnish)
  • Kosher salt
  • Cracked pepper

Salad dressing ingredients

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon juiced (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
  • ¼ cup of olive oil