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Gluten-Free Pasta salad with feta

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Gluten-Free Pasta salad with feta

20 minutes total

  • Gluten Free
  • Moderate

Mediterranean cuisine is known for its delicious and healthy dishes that incorporate fresh ingredients and bold flavors. 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

1 box Barilla® Gluten Free Penne Rigate
1 jar Barilla® e Genovese Pesto*
1 ½ pint Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
½ cup Black olives, pitted and halved
1  tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
To taste Salt

For a homemade Genovese Pesto

2 cups Basil leaves
2 tbs Pine nuts
2 tbs oz Parmigiano cheese, grated
2 tbs Pecorino cheese, grated
1 /2 clove Garlic
4/5 cup Extra virgin olive oil


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 on top.


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 pasta one minute less than package directions.

  • Gluten-free Penne Rigate

Step 3

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

  • Olive Oil

Step 4

Cut the feta in pieces about the same size as the tomatoes. Tip: wet the knife at each cut to avoid crumbling the feta.

  • Feta
  • cherry tomatoes
  • black olives
  • red onion

Step 5

Add pesto; toss to combine and serve.

  • pesto

Step 6

Add pesto; toss to combine and serve.

Step 7

For home made Genovese pesto: Blend the pine nuts and garlic in a blender. Add the basil leaves (washed and dried) and EVO without turning off the blender. Add the grated Parmigiano and Pecorino cheese, salt to taste and adjust the density by adding more olive oil if necessary

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.