Summer Pasta Salad

Summer calls for cold pasta salad and we made the perfect recipe for you. This recipe features homegrown local tomatoes that give the salad a freshness that beats the hot summer heat.

July 26, 2021

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  • Salad
    • 1 lb pasta (farfalle, fusilli)
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
    • ½ medium red onion, sliced
    • 1 cup garbanzo beans
    • 1 large cucumber peeled and seeded
    • Bruno’s Wax Peppers, sliced
    • ½ cup kalamata olives, halved
    • ½ cup Spanish olives, halved
    • 8 oz salami, chopped 
    • 1 container feta


    • 2 cloves of garlic, minced or pressed
    • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
    • 1 tbsp fresh oregano
    • 1 tbsp fresh basil
    • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
    • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • Salt & pepper to taste 


Step 1
Cook pasta according to the directions of the pasta of your choice. 

Step 2
While pasta is cooking, prepare the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a mason jar. Shake jar until dressing emulsifies and let chill in refrigerator, then chop all ingredients for salad.

Step 3
Strain pasta from water and let cool for a few minutes. Once pasta isn’t steaming, combine pasta, chopped ingredients, cheese, garbanzo beans, and dressing in a large bowl. Then put mixed pasta salad in refrigerator.

Step 4
When the pasta salad is chilled, serve and enjoy! Pair it with 3 Girls Sauvignon Blanc or white wine of your choice.


Post Tags: Salad, Summer Meals

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