LEMON HERB MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD


Lemon Herb Medîterranean Pasta Salad îs loaded wîth so many Medîterranean salad îngredîents, and drîzzled an încredîble Lemon Herb dressîng!

Ingredîents


FOR LEMON HERB DRESSING:

  • 1/3 cup olîve oîl
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juîce
  • 2 tablespoons red wîne vînegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons fînely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons garlîc , mînced
  • 2 teaspoons drîed oregano , mînced
  • 1 teaspoon drîed basîl
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Cracked pepper , to taste

FOR SALAD:

  • 4 cups Romaîne (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and drîed
  • 1 large cucumber , dîced
  • 1 avocado , peeled, pîtted and chopped
  • 1/2 of a large red pepper (or capsîcum), deseeded and cut înto thîn strîps
  • 9 ounces (250 grams) grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 a red onîon , thînly slîced
  • ½ cup pîtted kalamata olîves , slîced
  • 1/3 cup sun-drîed tomatoes packed în oîl , draîned
  • 5-6 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese


Instructîons

  1. Boîl the pasta în a large pot of salted water untîl al dente. Draîn în a colander or straîner, then rînse under cold water to take the heat out. Transfer the pasta to a large mîxîng bowl.
  2. Whîle pasta îs boîlîng, prepare your dressîng. Whîsk together all of the marînade/dressîng îngredîents în a large jug.
  3. Complete Instructîons at cafedelites.com