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Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek pasta salad is simple to make and full of fresh flavors.
Prep Time13 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: brunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Greek
Keyword: Greek pasta salad, how to make pasta salad, pasta salad
Servings: 8 people


  • 1 12 oz box tri-color rotini pasta cooked with 2 teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pink salt or sea salt taste and add another ½-1 teaspoon of salt if needed
  • 1 teaspoon pepper or more to taste
  • 2 large garlic cloves pressed or grated
  • ½ cup diced cucumber
  • 12-15 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 3.8 oz can of black olives or a ½ cup of seedless kalamata olives
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup feta cheese



  • In a small mixing bowl add in oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, and grated garlic. Mix well and set aside.

Pasta salad

  • Cook pasta according to directions on the box (about 11 minutes). Make sure to add 2 teaspoon of salt to the water. Strain and set aside.
  • While the pasta is cooking dice onion, and cucumber. Half the cherry tomatoes and slice the olives (if needed.) Set aside.
  • Pour pasta into a serving bowl. Let Cool. If the pasta is slightly warm it's ok. You will refrigerate after you get it all together.
  • Mix the veggies and olives into the pasta.
  • Pour the dressing over the pasta and mix well.
  • Fold the feta cheese into the pasta.
  • Taste and add more salt and pepper as needed.
  • If you are making this the day before check out the tips in the post.
  • Refrigerate until you are ready to serve.