I had Allison over for dinner Saturday night because our husbands were both working. Cooking for Allison is great because she pretty much eats anything. I love cooking for people like that (I know, I'm one of the pain in the neck people who I'd hate cooking for...haha). So anyway, I had some feta in the fridge that I needed to use, and the weather has been so summery, so I went with a pasta salad and turkey burgers. She loves artichokes, and I had some other Greek-ish ingredients on hand, so this pasta salad came together no problem! I wish I had some bell peppers to throw in, but I forgot to get one...
Greek Pasta Salad
8 oz. tri color rotini
1/2 english cucumber, diced
10 olives, halved (any variety)
10 sun dried tomatoes, minced
1 15 oz. can quartered artichoke hearts
1/4 red onion, diced
1/2 c. crumbled feta
1 bell pepper, diced
Juice of 1 lemon
1/4 c. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. sugar
1/4 c. EVOO
1 tbsp. minced fresh oregano (1/2 tsp. dried)
Salt and pepper
Cook pasta, drain and rinse with cold water.
Add dressing ingredients to a large bowl, whisk well.
Add all salad ingredients, toss and serve chilled.
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