Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

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In today’s post, I’ll show you a simple recipe for a delicious pasta salad with tzatziki dressing and vegetables, the ideal salad for any barbecue party or as a main meal.

I used fusilli for this pasta salad, but other types of pasta such as penne or spaghetti are also suitable for this recipe. Have fun cooking!




Cooked/Baked today: Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes with Yogurt, Fast Food, Simple Recipes, Pasta & Noodle Recipes, Salad Recipes, Barbecue Recipes
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Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Simple Tzatziki Pasta Salad with Veggies

Ingredients for 1 large bowl full of salad:

  • 500 grams pasta (“fusilli” or small macaroni for example)
  • 250 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 300 grams Greek yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Parsley for garnish

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pot for pasta
  • Pasta strainer
  • Large bowl for salad

Instructions:




…for simple tzatziki pasta salad with veggies:

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil & cook the pasta in it for 7 – 8 minutes or according to the instructions on the package, then drain over a pasta sieve & rinse with cold water.

Preparing Tzatziki Pasta Salad

Preparing Tzatziki Pasta Salad

Halve or quarter the small tomatoes depending on their size. Cut the cucumber & into small pieces or cubes. Peel the onion & chop finely. Peel garlic & finely chop or use a garlic press here.

Put the vegetables and the drained pasta in a large salad bowl, add 300 grams of Greek cream yoghurt, a good dash of olive oil, a good squeeze of lemon juice & season everything with a good pinch of salt & pepper to taste.

Serving Tzatziki Pasta Salad

Serving Tzatziki Pasta Salad

Stir the tzatziki pasta salad well so that all the ingredients can be evenly distributed, then spread the salad on deep plates & serve garnished with finely chopped parsley. Have fun cooking!




Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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