Kaleidoscope Rotini

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces rotini pasta
  • 3 cups ripe tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper seeded, deribbed and finely diced
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced (white bottoms only)
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped Kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • DO AHEAD TIP: Prepare rotini and chill overnight so chilling prepared salad won’t be necessary. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • While the pasta is cooking, in a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic and olive oil; toss to mix well.
  • Add feta cheese, olives, parsley, thyme, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar and lemon juice; toss again.
  • Toss pasta with veggie mixture, season with salt and pepper, and serve. Chill before serving if desired.

Notes

Per Serving: 436 Calories; 21g Fat; 12g Protein; 51g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 607mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 3 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates
SERVING SUGGESTION: Some garlic bread and a big spinach salad ought to do the trick.
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