High Protein Greek Pasta Recipe

Description

High Protein Greek Pasta Salad offers a refreshing take on the classic pasta salad, featuring high-protein pasta tossed with vibrant vegetables, tangy feta cheese, and a zesty dressing.

Ingredients

16 oz high protein pasta (chickpea, lentil, yellow pea) 1 large cucumber chopped 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes sliced in half 1 red bell pepper chopped 1 yellow bell pepper chopped 1 small red onion chopped ½ cup extra virgin olive oil S cup red wine vinegar

Ingredients

juice of 1 large lemon 4 oz crumbled feta cheese 1 tbsp dried oregano ½ tsp garlic powder salt and pepper to taste

Cook high-protein pasta according to package instructions until al dente, ensuring it's not overcooked. Then, drain the pasta and rinse it thoroughly with cold water to halt the cooking process

Step 1

In a spacious mixing bowl, combine the cooled pasta with freshly chopped cucumber, vibrant tomatoes, crisp bell peppers, and pungent red onion, creating a colorful medley of ingredients for the salad.

Step 2

Whisk together a flavorful dressing using extra virgin olive oil, tangy red wine vinegar, zesty lemon juice, aromatic oregano, garlic powder, and a dash of salt and pepper, infusing the salad

Step 3

Drizzle the prepared dressing over the pasta and vegetable mixture, ensuring every component is gently coated with the savory dressing, marrying the flavors

Step 4

Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese generously over the salad, adding a creamy and tangy element, then gently toss everything together once more before chilling the salad in the refrigerator

Step 5