Heirloom Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 328
Author: Lord Byron's Kitchen
Summertime always brings about the produce that makes me happy. It wasn't always so, but in recent years, I’ve developed a taste for fresh, local produce, and an eye for colourful, vibrant food.  These heirloom tomatoes were just what I needed to make a Heirloom Tomato Feta Pasta Salad!
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups heirloom tomatoes, halved (or cherry/grape tomatoes)
  • 450 grams penne pasta, prepared as per package instructions, drained and cooled
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled (plus more for garnish)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped (plus more for garnish)

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper to a mixing bowl.  Whisk to combine.
  • Add the pasta, tomatoes, green onions, and parsley.  Toss to combine.
  • Add the feta and lightly toss to incorporate into the salad.
  • Refrigerate the pasta in a sealed container for at least two hours. Toss once again and serve cold.
  • Plate, garnish, and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 1.2mg