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Gluten-Free Pasta salad with feta

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Gluten-Free Pasta salad with feta

20 minutes total

For those following a Gluten-free diet, pasta salads can be a challenging dish to prepare. But fear not, because we have a recipe for a Gluten-free pasta salad with feta cheese that's sure to satisfy your cravings. This recipe is easy to follow and uses fresh ingredients such as cherry tomatoes and olive oil.



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Serves 4

320 g Barilla® Gluten-free Penne Rigate
100 g Barilla® or home made Genovese Pesto*
300g Cherry tomatoes, halved
170 g Feta cheese
90 g Black olives, pitted and halved
1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
To taste Salt

*Option: For a home made Genovese Pesto

30 g Basil leaves
15 g Pine nuts
15 g Parmigiano cheese, grated
15 g Pecorino cheese, grated
1 /2 clove Garlic
200 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


If you want a stronger flavor, add half of a red onion thinly sliced.


Step 1

Here are 5 easy steps for a Gluten-free pasta salad with feta:

Step 2

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the Gluten-free pasta one minute less than the package directions.

  • Gluten-free Penne Rigate

Step 3

Drain the pasta and toss it with olive oil. Place the pasta flat on a sheet pan to cool.

  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

Step 4

Cut the feta into pieces about the same size as the cherry tomatoes. Wet the knife at each cut to avoid crumbling the feta.

  • Feta
  • cherry tomatoes
  • black olives
  • red onion

Step 5

Add the cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, black olives, and feta cheese to a large mixing bowl.

  • pesto

Step 6

Add the pesto to the mixing bowl. Toss to combine and serve.

Passive cooking

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This Gluten-free pasta salad with feta cheese is a perfect dish for those who are looking for a healthy and tasty meal. The fresh cherry tomatoes and olive oil give it a Mediterranean touch, while the feta cheese adds a tangy flavor. The recipe is easy to follow and the dish can be prepared in a short time. Enjoy this Gluten-free pasta salad with your family and friends and savor the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine.