Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

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This Greek pasta salad is easy to make. It’s the perfect side dish recipe, lunch option, and you can add protein to make it a simple dinner recipe!

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A pin showing the finished greek pasta salad.

If you are looking for a unique pasta salad recipe this is the one for you. Greek pasta salad is fresh, delicious, and full of great textures. You can’t go wrong with this one. The whole family will love it.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this pasta salad recipe:

Here is what you’ll need to make this easy Greek pasta salad recipe. It’s simple, with ingredients that you can easily pick up at the store and keep on hand for when you need a quick and tasty recipe.

Delicious pasta salad recipe finished and ready to be enjoyed
  • 1 16-ounce box of rigatoni pasta
  • 1 bottle of Ken’s Steak House Greek Salad Dressing
  • 1 cup cucumber
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup of red onion
  • 1 cup of large pitted black olives
  • 1 cup of banana peppers
  • 1 cup feta cheese
A delicious bowl of the greek pasta salad recipe.

How to make Greek pasta salad:

Making this quick and easy lunch recipe could not be simpler. Once you prep your ingredients it’s just a matter of combining everything and allowing the dressing to soak into the pasta.

  1. Add pasta to 6 quarts of lightly salted water. Cook according to the instructions on the bag. Remove pan from stove and drain the water. Add pasta into a large bowl and chill in the fridge. Once pasta is completely chilled, remove from fridge.
  2. Rinse and slice cucumbers and set aside. 
  3. Rinse and cut tomatoes in half and set aside. 
  4. Rinse and slice red onions and set aside. 
  5. Rinse and cut olives in half and set aside. 
  6. Add ingredients on top of the cooked and chilled mini penne pasta. 
  7. Add in Greek Salad Dressing and toss all the ingredients until well incorporated.
A pin showing the finished greek pasta salad recipe.

Can I meal prep with this recipe?

Absolutely. I love to tell people about meal prepping with pasta salad recipes. They’re so simple and they make a great lunch recipe for those days when you would normally end up eating takeout.

Another great reason to meal prep a batch of this Greek pasta salad is the fact that it doesn’t need to be reheated. If you have after school events for kids this pasta salad travels well and you can eat it on the go!

A close up shot of the finished pasta salad.

Even more delicious recipes to try:

Here are some more awesome pasta salad recipes to try. They’re all so delicious and easy to make. You’ll be hooked on these great lunch and dinner recipes just like me before you know it!

Top down view of a finished bowl of the delicious salad in a bowl.

How do I turn this into a dinner recipe?

My husband is the grill master so he likes to grill up some chicken to include in this recipe. It goes so great with the dressing and the flavors and it boosts the protein in this dish so that you can feel full for longer and make this a well rounded meal in one dish!

Another pin showing the finished pasta salad and title across the middle.

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two bowls of the finished pasta salad ready to eat.

Printable Greek Pasta Salad Recipe:

Yield: 12 Servings

Greek Pasta Salad

Featured image showing the finished greek pasta salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 16-ounce box of rigatoni pasta
  • 1 bottle of Ken’s Steak House Greek Salad Dressing
  • 1 cup cucumber
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup of red onion
  • 1 cup of large pitted black olives
  • 1 cup of banana peppers
  • 1 cup feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Add pasta to 6 quarts of lightly salted water. Cook according to the instructions on the bag. Remove pan from stove and drain the water. Add pasta into a large bowl and chill in the fridge. Once pasta is completely chilled, remove from fridge.
  2. Rinse and slice cucumbers and set aside.
  3. Rinse and cut tomatoes in half and set aside.
  4. Rinse and slice red onions and set aside.
  5. Rinse and cut olives in half and set aside.
  6. Add ingredients on top of the cooked and chilled mini penne pasta.
  7. Add in Greek Salad Dressing and toss all the ingredients until well incorporated.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 202Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 235mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 10g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

A final pin showing the finished greek pasta salad recipe.

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