This recipe came together in minutes one night when I needed a simple side and a meal at the same time.  I quickly scanned the fridge and pantry and a few minutes later, dinner was served.

I grilled some chicken and threw it on top, and served the whole thing on a bed of spinach.

Done and done.

Pesto + Feta Pasta Salad

  • 1 lb. pound of whole wheat or pasta plus noodles, cooked as directed.
  • 1/2 cup. fresh pesto ( I love Costo’s fresh pesto but any pesto will do)
  • 1 can of diced, Red Gold Tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  1. Make pasta as directed.
  2. While pasta is cooking, drain tomatoes and add to a bowl with feta and pesto sauce.  Stir to combine.
  3. Immediately after draining pasta, dump hot pasta into the feta, tomato, pesto mixture.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Top with chicken and serve over spinach!