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Lactose-Free Pasta salad with feta

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Lactose-Free Pasta salad with feta

20 minutes total

  • Lactose Free
  • Moderate

For people with lactose intolerance, it can be a real challenge to find meals that are both tasty and healthy. If you are one of those people, then you'll love this recipe for lactose-free pasta salad with feta cheese. This dish is a perfect blend of Mediterranean flavors and Barilla pasta, making it an excellent choice for those with dietary restrictions. In this article, we will share with you an easy-to-follow recipe for a lactose-free pasta salad with feta that you can enjoy anytime.



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Serves 4

1 box Barilla® Penne Rigate
1 jar Lactose-free Genovese Pesto
1 ½ pint Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup Lactose-free feta cheese
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 Lactose-free Parmigiano cheese, grated
2 tbs Lactose-free 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 lactose-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.

  • 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

Step 5

Add pasta, tomatoes, olives and feta to a large mixing bowl.

  • Black Olives
  • red onion

Step 6

Add pesto; toss to combine and serve.

  • Pesto

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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If you're looking for a tasty and healthy option for a lactose-free meal, then look no further than this pasta salad with feta cheese. The fresh cherry tomatoes and olive oil give this dish a Mediterranean touch, while the lactose-free feta cheese adds a tangy flavor without the lactose. The recipe is easy to follow, and the dish can be prepared in a short time. Enjoy this lactose-free pasta salad with your family and friends and savor the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine.