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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Delicious Greek Pasta Salad

It’s already getting so warm in Phoenix that I hesitate to turn my oven on.


This recipe is a cool family favorite and so easy to make.

The recipe is as follows:

I box of cooked orzo pasta ( I use Barilla.)

1 deseeded and chopped English Cucumber (although a regular cuke will do in a pinch)

2 cups halved cherry tomatoes (or 2 regular tomatoes deseeded and chopped)

1/2 cup chopped purple onion

1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

1 1/2  cups crumbled feta cheese (more or less per your preference)

1 cup of cooked chicken chopped 

Combine everything in a large bowl and add:

2/3 cup olive oil

6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard ( I use Maille~ a French mustard)

2 teaspoons honey

salt and black pepper to taste

Mix well and enjoy!

Paired will iced tea and a lovely slice a bread this salad become a meal.


Bon appetite!



Craftymoose Crafts said...

That looks really yummy! Will definite try it when the weather warms up here.

martinealison said...

Les beaux jours arrivent et l'envie de faire et de déguster de bonnes salades aussi ! Celle que vous nous proposez me semble très goûteuse... Dommage en ce qui me concerne que je ne puisse pas y goûter, je suis allergique au gluten ! mais mon entourage, non !!
Gros bisous

Karena Albert said...

So delish and healthy for this time of year! Thanks for sharing Laura!

xoxo Karena
The Arts by Karena

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh sounds so good. I will have to make this one.

Jen said...

Yum! This sounds so delicious and refreshing! Definitely saving for a warm summer day here!

Fairhope Supply Co. said...

Greek food is one of my favorite things, so this is a perfect thing for me! Thanks for the idea.