Side Dishes

Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style

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Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style is a great pasta salad with super fresh ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and peppers. Kalamata Olives, marinated artichokes and feta cheese, combine to enhance those mediterranean flavors. Dressed with a red wine based vinaigrette, instead of mayo, makes for super light and refreshing spin on a classic.

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INGREDIENTS
FOR THE SALAD
1/2 lbs farfalle pasta mini
1 cucumber English, cut into half slices
2 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half or quarter
2 cups bell peppers cut in small squares
1/2 red onion thinly sliced
1/2 cup olives Kalamata
1/2 cup artichokes marinated
4 oz Feta cheese crumbled
1 tbsp parsley Italian, chopped
1 tbsp oregano fresh, chopped
FOR THE DRESSING
1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves chopped
1 teaspoon oregano dried
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
INSTRUCTIONS Cook pasta according to instructions. Once done, rinse it with cold water, let it sit in coriander for a minute or two to get rid of the extra water; Add pasta and all the vegetables and herbs...
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Nutritions

Calories
702

Sodium
1439mg
59% DV

Fat
50g
77% DV

Protein
14g
29% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
27% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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