Enjoy this Fantastic Greek Pasta Salad with a Twist

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by Katy Pirnie

With your first bite you will discover the wonderful fresh and delightful flavors in this very delicious Greek pasta salad. This is a perfect dish for almost any occasion and is quite easy to prepare.

If you are like me and enjoy the great flavors of traditional Greek and Mediterranean salads, then you are sure to love this one. I recently prepared this salad for a picnic gathering of friends and wanted to bring dish that was unique, but would be enjoyed by everyone. I’m pleased to report that it was quite a hit with several requests for the recipe. Its deliciousness was at the heart of its wide appeal and its fresh healthy ingredients made everyone feel good about enjoying multiple servings.

Even my husband fell in love with it and he insisted that I put it at the top of my pasta salad recipes. I hope you enjoy it as much as we are and I look forward to reading your comments form your own experiences.


Here is the complete list of ingredients for this wonderful Greek Pasta Salad with a Twist.

Serves 16
Of course, simply cut the recommended ingredient amounts in half to serve 8.


2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 Tbsp Red Wine vinegar
2 Tsp Lemon Juice
4 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
1 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Pepper
1 Tbsp Tarragon
1 1/2 cups Orzo Pasta
4 Green Onions
4 Tomatoes
1/2 cup Kalamata Olives
2 oz. Cheddar Cheese


Like I said, it is very easy to prepare. Here are the few simple steps to bring this delicious salad all together.

  • Cook Orzo 8 minutes let cool.
  • Mix the first 7 ingredients together and wisk well.
  • Chop the vegies,then mix everything together.
  • Chill for at least an hour before serving.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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