Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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This is one of my favourite salads to make when hosting a barbecue. It's loaded with flavour and can be made the day before.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad


Quantity Ingredients
2 cups / 500 ml cooked whole wheat farfalle (bow tie) pasta
2 cups / 500 ml grilled and shredded chicken breast
2 cups / 500 ml halved cherry tomatoes
1/3 cup / 75 ml tightly packed, roughly chopped fresh basil, or more to taste
1/3 cup / 75 ml black olives
1/4 cup / 50 ml sliced green onions
3 tbsp / 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp / 25 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp / 1 ml coarse sea salt, or to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste


In a large mixing bowl, toss together cooked pasta, shredded chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, basil, olives and green onions. 

Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve cold.

Serves 4 as a main; 8 as a side.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Per 3/4 cup serving (as a side)
Calories 158
Cholesterol 29
Carbohydrates 12
Sugar 0
Fiber 2
Protein 17
Fat 6
Saturated Fat 1
Trans Fat 0
Sodium 50

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen