Italian Rotini Salad

talian Rotini Salad

Easy side dish or lunch entree.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Lunch, Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish, Weekday meals
Cuisine Italian, Vegetarian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz Rotini whole wheat or gluten free
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup garden peas
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • 3/4 cup feta (or try tomato-basil)
  • 1 medium cucumber seeded and chopped
  • 1.5 cups Tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 jar marinated artichokes (6oz) drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olive halves
  • 8 oz chicken breast (free range) microwave until juice is clear and shred into bite size pieces
  • 1 tbsp oregano dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook the rotini according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Mix olive oil, pesto, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl. Add the oil pesto dressing and toss.
  • Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. Serve over a bed of greens.
Keyword Italian Rotini Salad
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