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Mediterranean Style Pasta Salad with Summer Grilled Vegetables

Mediterranean style summer pasta salad with grilled veggies and a special salad dressing that gives a great zing and pop to your salad!
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 1504kcal
Author Manju

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked pasta your favorite kind of short pasta
  • 10 Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini chopped
  • 6 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 5-6 mint leaves chopped

For the grilled summer vegetables

  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1 ear corn
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp harissa
  • salt to taste
  • fresh crushed black pepper

For the salad dressing

Instructions

  • Marinate the zuccini and tomatoes with teh olive oil, harissa, salt and pepper for a couple of minutes. Grill them until soft and cooked through.
  • Grill the ear of corn until cooked and charred a little, scrape the corn kernels out and add to the grileld veggies.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta, the grilled vegetables and corn, chopped Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini, feta, mint and parsley.
  • In a jar, shake well together, the dressing ingredients - lemon juice, olive oil, peperoncini juice, harissa, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the pasta salad, toss well and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 1504kcal | Carbohydrates: 181g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 74g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 999mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1605IU | Vitamin C: 87.7mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 8.8mg