Mediterranean Pasta Salad




Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours
Cook: 15 Minutes


3/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
4 anchovy fillets
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (16-ounce) box linguine


Process first 9 ingredients in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Cover vinaigrette, and chill 2 hours.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water; drain. Toss cooked pasta with vinaigrette.

Mediterranean Antipasto Salad Platter: Prepare an additional recipe of the vinaigrette for Mediterranean Pasta Salad; do not add pasta. Marinate cooked green beans, pitted kalamata olives, and grape tomato halves in the vinaigrette 30 minutes; drain. Serve marinated items on a large platter with Mediterranean Pasta Salad, canned tuna, quartered hard-cooked eggs, drained capers, and red onions.