Greek Olive Salad

Borrowed by Vinny Derenzis with ❤️.

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces Kalamata pitted olives , drained and halved
  • 7 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup cucumber , diced and seeded, about one medium
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 5 ounces Castelvetrano green olives , drained and halved
  • 16 ounces Penne (or other pasta)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves , gently torn into large pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 lemon , juiced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook pasta and cool.
  2. Mix cooled pasta with chopped vegetables, olives, and spinach.
  3. Crumble feta cheese over pasta.
  4. Add the oils and seasonings and mix all together.
  5. Top with more feta.