Get ready for the cookout with our Creamy Mediterranean Pasta Salad! This pasta salad is a crowd-pleaser, with delicious Mediterranean flavors.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
3 cups medium pasta shell s, uncooked
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp. zest and 2 Tbsp. juice from 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 pkg. (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves, chopped
2 cups grape tomato es, halved
1/2 cup chopped red onion s
1 pkg. (4 oz.) ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, mix cream cheese spread, milk, lemon zest, juice, garlic powder and pepper until blended.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add cream cheese mixture; toss to coat. Add spinach, tomatoes and onions; mix lightly.
Refrigerate 3 hours. Stir in feta just before serving.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat Cream Cheese and ATHENOS Crumbled Reduced Fat Feta Cheese.
Omit lemon zest, juice, garlic powder and black pepper. Add 2 Tbsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread to cream cheese mixture.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.