Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This Mediterranean Pasta Salad recipe is the perfect summer dish because it is easy to tote along for whatever the days’ activities include!

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad
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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6
Calories: 310kcal
Author: Kim Maes

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces (450 g) gluten-free pasta (any shape)
  • 2 (12-ounce/340-gram) jars artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 (3-ounce/85-gram) jar sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and roughly chopped
  • 2 (12-ounce/340-gram) jars Kalamata olives, drained and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon (1.5 g) kosher or fine sea salt

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add a generous pinch of salt to the boiling water. Add pasta and cook according to package directions until al dente, then drain water and place the pasta in a large mixing bowl. Stir the artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives into the warm pasta mixture, stirring well to combine. (Stir in any optional add-ins at this time, if desired.)
  • Pour the olive oil and vinegar into the pasta mixture, and sprinkle with salt. Taste and add additional salt or vinegar, if desired. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

Optional Add-Ins
Feel free to choose from any of the following ingredients to make variations to this salad:
• Chopped flat leaf parsley
• Thinly sliced red onion
• Chopped cherry tomatoes
• Chopped cucumber
• Baby spinach
• Arugula
• Cooked, crumbled sausage
• Shredded rotisserie/roasted chicken
• 1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas
• 1 can drained tuna
• Crumbled feta cheese

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 163mg7%
Potassium 17mg0%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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