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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Prep time 20 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
  

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

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

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

  3. 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.