Pasta Salad

duration23 mins


  • 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 1/2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsps Dried Italian seasoninh
  • 1/2 tsps brown sugar (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1/2 tsps kosher/ sea salt
  • 1/2 medium red onion , chopped
  • 8 oz fusilli pasta (farfalle also recommended)
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 small/medium cucumber quartered lengthwise then slice thinly crosswise
  • 4 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/2 cups pitted black olives , halved
  • 1/4 cups fresh parsley , chopped for garnish


  1. Mix the dressing ingredients in a bowl and to combine.
  2. Add the onions. Set aside to soften while preparing the rest of the salad.
  3. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Once cooked, run cool water of over it. Transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, mozzarella, salami, olives, and parsley.
  5. Add the dressing into the bowl and toss the pasta well in it.
  6. Chill before serving.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.