Gluten-free Pasta Salad with Feta
20 minutes total
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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|320g (11,3oz)||Barilla® Gluten-free Penne Rigate|
|100g||Barilla® or home made Genovese Pesto|
|300g||cherry tomatoes, halved|
|90g||black olives, pitted and halved|
|1 tbsp||extra-virgin olive oil|
For a home made Genovese Pesto
|15g||Parmigiano cheese, grated|
|15g||Pecorino cheese, grated|
|200ml||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.
If you want a stronger flavor, add half of a red onion thinly sliced on top.
Here are 5 easy steps for a gluten-free pasta salad with feta:
Start by blending 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 cheese and Pecorino cheese and adjust the density by adding more oil if necessary.
- pine nuts
- extra-virgin olive oil
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the gluten-free pasta one minute less than the package directions.
Drain the pasta and toss it with olive oil. Place the pasta flat on a sheet pan to cool.
- olive oil
Cut the feta into pieces about the same size as the cherry tomatoes. Wet the knife at each cut to avoid crumbling the feta.
- cherry tomatoes
Add the cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, black olives, and feta cheese to a large mixing bowl. If you want a stronger flavor, add half of a red onion thinly sliced on top.
- black olives
- red onion
Add the pesto and Italian dressing to the mixing bowl. Toss to combine and serve.
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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.