Apr 27, 2015

Healthy Living Recipes: Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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Spring and summer are the perfect seasons for pasta salad! I love pairing a good pasta salad with some chicken or steak at a BBQ. I also love having it in the fridge as a little snack during the day. Since my family is Greek I try to add a mediterranean twist to everything! I basically picked my top favorite things and added them to this salad. 

Today I teamed up with Barilla Pronto pasta to bring you a quick and easy mediterranean pasta salad.  This is my first experience using their Pronto line, and I picked my box up at Shoprite. They also have spaghetti, penne, elbows and linguini. (Right now you can buy any FOUR (4) Barilla® Pronto™ pasta products for $5.00 or $1.25 each available until 5/16/15 while supplies last.) I picked the rotini for this specific recipe because I love the spirals for a pasta salad. Since I love meal prepping, this is perfect for those of you who are on the go, or like to plan their meals for the week. This pasta tastes the best, the longer it sits! The flavors really soak up in the pasta once its made, and the italian flavors really come out! 

What you'll need:
  • Barilla Pronto - Rotini
  • Olive Oil
  • Italian Salami
  • Feta Cheese 
  • Cucumber
  • Tomatoes
  • Diced Olives 
  • Pepper & Salt

This pasta is amazing! Not only do you not have to wait for it to boil, but you also don't have to drain the water. It's awesome, and saves so much time. Here's how I made my pasta salad, and I hope you enjoy it!

1. Cook the barilla pronto pasta according to the box, and once it's finished put into a bowl and pour over your olive oil. Use as much or as little as you'd like, it's all about personal preference.

2. Chop your ingredients on the side and add your feta crumbles and then place in the refrigerator for approximately 4-6 hours. (The longer the better)

3. Serve cold. 


  1. mmm yum!

    xx nikki

  2. Yum, makes me hungry and want to eat it for dinner. Thank you for sharing. :)

  3. Looks awesome, but try adding a little acid like from vinegar or lemon juice. XD

  4. Definitely on my to do list, need a variety for my lunches.


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