Lemon Pasta Salad with Tomatoes and Feta
Serving Size: Serves 8
7 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 Tablespoons whole grain mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
Salt and pepper
12 ounces penne pasta
2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1 1/2 cups chopped red bell peppers
1 1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese
1 cup chopped green onions
Adapted From: Epicurious.com
Making pasta salad is so easy and this one’s a snap. You’ll make it once a week in the summer. Delicious with grilled chicken!
Whisk oil, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, and lemon peel in small bowl to blend. Season dressing with salt and pepper.Cook penne in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, but still firm to bite. Drain. Rinse pasta with cold water to cool quickly, and drain again. Transfer pasta to large bowl. Add tomatoes, bell peppers, feta cheese, and green onions. Pour dressing over and toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.