Healthy Pasta Salad with Veggies

Friends, Healthy Pasta Salad exists! Loaded with whole grain pasta and bite sized veggies, this easy recipe is dressed in the same bowl with a flavorful dressing. It’s the perfect summer side dish! This cold pasta salad can be made in advance for any summertime holiday celebration. Take it with you to a potluck, picnic, or host a BBQ with other healthy grill recipes at home.

Whole grain pasta Asparagus, green beans, or snap peas Tomatoes Pitted olives Feta cheese Parsley Olive oil Oregano Garlic powder Red pepper flakes Salt Ground black pepper

Ingredients You Need

Cook pasta as per package instructions undercooking by 2-3 minutes or until pasta is al dente. While pasta is cooking, chop the asparagus or green beans.


Transfer cooked pasta to a large salad bowl. Add asparagus to pasta water and cook until it starts to boil. Remove immediately with a slotted.


Add tomatoes, olives, feta cheese, parsley, olive oil, oregano, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine.


If you have time, it’s best to refrigerate the pasta salad for 30 minutes to allow flavors “marry” each other. But you can serve it warm immediately or cold later.


Refrigerate in a glass airtight container for up to 2 days.


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