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Rotini Pasta Salad with mixed greens, feta cheese, tomatoes and kalamata olives
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Mixed Greens Rotini Pasta Salad

Rotini Pasta Salad with mixed greens, feta cheese, tomatoes and kalamata olives! One bite of this healthy salad will transport you straight to the Mediterranean!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 225kcal
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini Pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 container of cherry tomatoes 10oz
  • 1 pieces bunch of green kale chopped into small
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • 1 leaves bunch watercress only
  • 1/2 cup chopped and pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta as per the directions on the box, drain and cool.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan and add the cherry tomatoes.
  • Cook the tomatoes over a medium heat until the skins begin to slightly blister.
  • Transfer to a plate to cool.
  • In the same pan, add the water and kale, cover and steam for 2-3 minutes.
  • Drain and cool.
  • Transfer the drained pasta to a large bowl.
  • Add the tomatoes, kale, spinach, watercress and olives.
  • In a blender, combine the red wine vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper, garlic, basil and oregano.
  • Blend on high and gradually add the olive oil in a steady stream until emulsified.
  • Add the dressing to the pasta and toss well to coat.
  • Add the feta cheese and add more salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve at once or store in the fridge until ready to use.

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal