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Spaghetti Salad Recipe

Spaghetti Salad Recipe – Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

Hey ya, pals! Happiest of Sundays to you. Should we talk about how it is already May, or do you start hyperventilating, like yours truly, at the thought of how fast life is moving? Geez. Half of 2017 is about to wrap up, people! That’s cah-razy.

Let’s just do our very best to take advantage of the good ol’ summer days ahead of us, try to live in the moment, and enjoy it all with a side of my spaghetti salad, m’kay?

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Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

WHAT IS A SPAGHETTI SALAD

If there could be a salad that was like, all green, red, healthy, and with some olives? But also like a bowl of carbs dotted with an obnoxious amount of feta cheese?  That would be good news. Actually…that would probably be this Spaghetti Salad. So…

Do you notice the olives? Those olives, my dear friends, share a jar together with chopped basil and garlic…

Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

Allow me to introduce you to STAR’s Garlic and Basil Marinated Olives. Zesty and super flavorful, you’ll want to reach for the jar and never put it down. We used these once before in my Skillet Biscuits – those are the same biscuits I don’t make very often because I can’t stop at just one.

Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

But here’s how this easy spaghetti-salad-magic happens.

SPAGHETTI SALAD

  • First, we’re going to start with the spaghetti by dropping them in a pot of water and letting ’em cook.

Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

  • While they are doing their thing, we’re going to chop up some colorful tomatoes and an English cucumber, empty out a jar of STAR’s olives, and crumble up a handful of feta cheese.
  • The obvious next step is to now combine all that together, add some STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil over it, then a nice drizzle of STAR’s White Wine Vinegar, and voila!

Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

Now we eat!

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Flavor Destinations: Italian (Garlic & Basil) Olives are available at Raley’s and Savemart stores and ONLINE.

ENJOY!

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Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!

Spaghetti Salad

Katerina | Diethood
Spaghetti Salad Recipe - Packed with fresh summer veggies, olives, and feta cheese, this delicious spaghetti salad is perfect for all your summer picnics, potlucks, and parties!
5 from 2 votes
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 8 to 10 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 pint colorful grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 whole English Cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut into half moons
  • 2 whole banana peppers, diced
  • 1 teaspoon, or to taste dried oregano
  • 1 jar (about 1-1/2 cups) STAR Garlic & Basil Olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon, or to taste STAR White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 cup fat free crumbled feta cheese

Instructions
 

  • Prepare spaghetti according to the package directions. Drain and rinse well with cold water.
  • Transfer spaghetti to a big salad bowl; add cut tomatoes, cut cucumbers, peppers, oregano, and olives.
  • Pour olive oil and vinegar over the salad; toss well to combine.
  • Top with crumbled feta cheese.
  • Chill for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 198 kcal | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 16 mg | Sodium: 214 mg | Potassium: 222 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 580 IU | Vitamin C: 8.3 mg | Calcium: 114 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg | Net Carbs: 23 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer Salads
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: fruit salad recipes, potluck recipe, spaghetti salad
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