Greek Lemon Pasta Salad Plus 5 Great Sides

Zesty pasta salad recipe with 5 great sides to go with.


  • 1 pound pasta cooked, drained and cooled
  • 1 8 ounce jar kalamata olives halved
  • 1 6 ounce jar roasted red bell pepper
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup fruity olive oil
  • 2 lemons juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoon dry oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Assemble dressing: in a small bowl combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, oregano, salt and pepper and whisk well to combine. Let sit at room temperature for flavors to blend.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and mix gently. Add feta to top of pasta and let flavors sit for 1/2 hour before serving or overnight.