Pasta Salad With Spinach and Pecans

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

This is not your classic pasta recipe! We’re taking pasta towards the healthy side, so we’ve crafted this whole wheat pasta salad. We’ve mixed the pasta with some spinach, pecan nuts, cranberries, and feta cheese. Lots of different flavors go together excellent in this simple dish.

Ingredients Needed for Pasta Salad With Spinach and Pecans

salt
5 ounces of whole wheat pasta
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried basil
pepper
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 ounces of baby spinach
1 ounce pecan nuts
1 tablespoon dried cranberries
feta cheese (optional)

How to Cook Pasta Salad With Spinach and Pecans

  1. Fill a saucepan halfway with water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add a pinch of salt and the pasta.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the package.
  4. In the meantime, you can make the salad dressing. Mix the spices in a small bowl with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  5. Add the drained pasta in a large salad bowl. Add the baby spinach, pecans, cranberries, and dressing.
  6. Serve with some topped feta cheese.

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