Tuesday, July 19, 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.
(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.

Thanks for joining me today!

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

See you then!


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

  2. 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