5 from 6 votes
Greek pasta salad in a bowl with wooden spatula
Easy Greek Pasta Salad
Prep Time
8 mins
Cook Time
11 mins
Total Time
19 mins
Summer backyard BBQ or picnic potluck this easy Greek pasta salad is all you need. Light, fresh, delicious, easy to make and healthy. All this and simple pasta salad vinaigrette to drizzle that lifts up the flavors. The perfect recipe for your BBQ or potluck party.
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Servings: 4 people
  • 8 oz fusilli bucati pasta or rotini, farfalle, penne
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 English cucumber seeded and diced
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup good quality FETA cheese cut into cubes
  • ½ cup Kalamata olives pitted and halved
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper or to taste
For red wine vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2/3 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Cook pasta –
  1. fill a large pot with water seasoned with little salt and bring it to boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the penne, and return to the boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 9 1/2 minutes (for bucati). Drain pasta and let it cool. (DO NOT OVER COOK PASTA)

Prep vegetables –
  1. while pasta cooks chop all vegetables.

  2. Whisk together the red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano. Set aside.
  3. Combine pasta, onions, tomatoes, cucumber, olives and feta cheese in a large bowl. Pour vinaigrette over the pasta and mix together. Cover and chill for 3 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Greek Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.