Prepare to be whisked away on a culinary journey with our sensational Pasta Salad recipe. Bursting with vibrant flavours and tantalizing textures, this dish is a celebration of freshness and wholesomeness. The star of the show? The irresistible Pilaros Kalamata pitted olives, adding a touch of Mediterranean magic to every delightful bite. What's more, this recipe is completely vegan-friendly, ensuring that everyone can indulge in its delectable goodness.
Let's dive into the divine steps of creating this pasta salad masterpiece:
- 16 ounces of short pasta
- 1/2 cup diced cucumber
- 1/2 cup sliced Pilaros Kalamata pitted olives
- 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup Nafsika’s Garden Feta cheese style
- 1/3 cup diced red onion
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1/3 cup Irini extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
- Salt and pepper to taste
Begin by whisking together red wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic powder, dried oregano, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Ensure that the flavours meld together into a harmonious blend of deliciousness. Set aside and let the magic happen.
Cook the pasta al dente according to the package instructions. Once perfectly cooked, rinse it under cold water to halt the cooking process and maintain its delightful texture.
In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, halved cherry tomatoes, diced red onions, diced cucumber, sliced Pilaros Kalamata pitted olives, and Nafsika’s Garden Feta cheese style. These ingredients will create a symphony of flavours and textures, transporting your taste buds to the shores of the Mediterranean.
Pour the prepared dressing over the pasta and vegetable mixture. Ensure that every ingredient is coated with the flavoursome dressing, creating a luscious and satisfying experience with every forkful.
For optimal taste infusion, refrigerate the pasta salad for at least one hour. This allows the flavours to mingle and intensify, resulting in a truly tantalizing dish that will impress your guests or simply satisfy your own cravings.
When the time comes, remove the pasta salad from the refrigerator and get ready to indulge. Each mouthful will be a delightful explosion of flavours, where the tangy Kalamata olives dance harmoniously with the creamy Feta cheese, crisp vegetables, and perfectly seasoned pasta.
This vegan Pasta Salad not only showcases the irresistible allure of Pilaros Kalamata olives but also embodies the essence of a plant-based feast. Whether you follow a vegan lifestyle or simply appreciate a delicious and wholesome dish, this Mediterranean-inspired creation will leave you craving more. So gather your loved ones, embrace the refreshing flavours, and savour the joyous experience of this pasta salad extravaganza!
Remember, good things come to those who wait, so be patient and let the flavours mingle. Your taste buds will thank you later. Enjoy!
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