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Pasta Salad

My husband really likes balsamic vinegar, and I’m a fan of sundried tomatoes, so this pasta salad was a hit with both of us!

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad,

It’s loaded with lots of yummy things like artichokes and garlic and feta cheese.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 16 ounces of rotini pasta, cooked and drained
  • 3 ounces (large handful) fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 10 ounces grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup or more of sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 ounces of feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup of mozzarella cheese
  • 14 ounce can of marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • optional: thinly sliced red onion, or cucumber chunks

DRESSING:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • juice of half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad,

In a large bowl, add the cooked, drained and cooled pasta, sundried tomatoes, grape tomatoes, spinach, basil, artichokes, feta and mozzarella cheese.

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad, Mix well and then you are ready to make your dressing.

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad,

Mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and lemon juice really well and pour over salad.

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad, Toss well, and chill before serving. This makes a huge amount, probably enough for eight, depending on serving size.

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad, I served it with breadsticks, and my hubby had chicken breast on top of his salad!

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad,
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Pasta Salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 8
Author Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces of rotini pasta cooked and drained
  • 3 ounces large handful fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 10 ounces grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup or more of sundried tomatoes chopped
  • 4 ounces of feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup of mozzarella cheese
  • 14 ounce can of marinated artichoke hearts drained and chopped
  • optional: thinly sliced red onion or cucumber chunks
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • juice of half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add the cooked, drained and cooled pasta, sundried tomatoes, grape tomatoes, spinach, basil, artichokes, feta and mozzarella cheese.
  • Mix well and then you are ready to make your dressing.
  • Mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and lemon juice really well and pour over salad.
  • Toss well, and chill before serving. This makes a huge amount, probably enough for eight, depending on serving size.

pasta salad sundried tomatoes, Pasta Salad, Hope you enjoy!

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