Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

This weeks salad is so refreshing and cool tasting. I don't know if that is a thing, but it does taste cool, like a breeze! You are going to love it.!!
Dill and Garlic Dressing
(adapted from Perfect Party Food by Diane Phillips)
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar
2 teaspoons Sugar
2 cloves Garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons Dillweed
2 teaspoons dried Oregano
1 teaspoon Black Pepper
Mix together the veggie oil, olive oil, & the red wine vinegar.
Whisk.
(Isn't that pretty?)
Add the sugar and garlic. Whisk.
Add the dillweed, dried oregano, & pepper. Whisk.
Refrigerate for at least 1 1/2 hrs. before serving.
Let's make our pasta salad!
You need 8 oz. of Radiatore pasta.
Fill a pot with water, and pour in a teaspoon of oil.
Bring the water to a boil.
Cook the pasta for 9-11 minutes.
Drain, cool and refrigerate.
Now, let's put it all together!!
1 roma tomato
1/2 cucumber
1/4 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
1/4 cup chopped Red Onion
Cooked Radiatore Pasta
Peel the cucumber.
 Slice the cucumber.
Slice each slice in half.
Add the pasta, cucumbers, and red onions in a bowl.
Chop the top and bottom off the tomato.
Cut it in half, then cut each half into 4 pieces.
Cut the pieces crosswise, so it is diced.
Add the tomatoes to the bowl.
Add 2 tablespoons of dressing to the salad. Mix it up.
Add more dressing if you think it needs it.
Top with feta cheese.
Enjoy!

Thanks for joining me today!

I hope you will join me tomorrow when we
will be making 
Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo!

See you then!


3 comments:

  1. Oh this sounds so good....I could eat it for breakfast! Definitely have to make this! TFS :)

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  3. Your Pasta Salad looks amazing. I just love the dressing. This is a great recipe! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you will come back again real soon. Have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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