Overhead view of Easy Greek Pasta Salad in a large glass bowl

Greek Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: Approximately 16 cups


For the vinaigrette:

  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 11/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons freshly minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

For the salad:

  • 16 ounces rotini pasta (or your favorite short pasta)
  • 1 (6-ounce drained weight) can sliced black olives
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 English cucumber, diced (about 4 cups diced)
  • 11/2 cups thinly sliced red onion (about 1/2 of a medium red onion)
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese (about 1 cup)


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.  While pasta is cooking, prepare the vinaigrette by whisking vinaigrette ingredients together in a small bowl to combine.  Set aside.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse with cold water.
  3. In a large bowl, add all of the pasta ingredients and stir gently to combine.
  4. Drizzle with vinaigrette and stir to coat evenly.  Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: Greek

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