And for the pasta portion of tonight’s Gyro Burger dinner – Greek Pasta Salad. Colorful and flavorful, this is a zingy dish that goes great as a side. Or have it for a quick filling lunch!
Greek Pasta Salad
- 12 Oz. tri-color rotini pasta
- 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 C. red onion, diced
- 1/2 cucumber; peeled, seeded and diced
- 1/4 C. Spanish olives, sliced
- 1 T. capers
- 2 T. feta cheese, diced or crumbled
- Greek dressing
Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside. Combine all other ingredients except for cheese and dressing. Toss to combine. Then add in pasta and dressing. Thoroughly coat pasta and vegetables. Allow to cool for 15 to 20 minutes before adding in feta cheese. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- 1 T. fresh oregano
- 1 T. Italian parsley
- 1 T. lemon zest
- 1 T. lemon juice
- 1 T. honey
- 1 small garlic clove
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 C. red wine vinegar
- 1/4 C. olive oil
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.