Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad - Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe


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This Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad (Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe) is a really flavorful summer salad perfect for family or friend gatherings. As everybody loves pasta this fresh salad will definitely be a crowd pleaser.
0:00 - Intro
0:27 - Boiling Pasta to all dente stage
0:36 - Preparing the lemon salad dressing
1:25 - Cutting the fresh vegetables
2:29 - Assembling the salad
3:04 - Toss to coat with the dressing
3:23 - Enjoying the salad!
Ingredients
Makes about 8 servings
1 pound (500g) bow-tie pasta (farfalle)
3.5 oz (100g) baby spinach leaves , washed and dried
10 oz (300g) cherry tomatoes , cut into halves or quarters
7 oz (200g) cucumber , sliced in quarters
2 medium red peppers , sliced
1 ripe avocado
1/2 red onion , cut into thin slices
6 oz (170g) black olives , pitted, drained and sliced
7 oz (200g) feta cheese , diced
Salt and pepper to taste
Salad Dressing
1/2 cup (110g) extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp (30ml) lemon juice
3 tbsp (45ml) red wine vinegar
1 tsp (5g) mustard
1 tbsp (15g) sugar
2-3 tbsp fresh parsley , finely chopped
3 garlic cloves , minced
2 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp (5g) salt
freshly ground black pepper