This is a quick and easy pasta salad that is nutritious and delicious. Choosing whole wheat rotini boosts the fiber content of this dish. Chickpeas provide some plant-based protein and also contain fiber, which adds fullness and satiety to this meal. This dish is truly versatile because you can add any vegetables you prefer. The dressing puts it all together and is made with yogurt to lighten it up and add some extra protein. This meal is simple, quick and very tasty. Great for a lunch meal or get together potluck. Try it!

Servings: 4
Prep time: 20 minutes

8 oz whole grain rotini pasta
10-12 cherry tomato, halved
1 red pepper, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
½ small red onion, chopped
2 cups spring mix
1 can chickpeas, drained
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
¼ cup Kalamata olives

1 cup plain yogurt
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp lemon juice
½ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
2 tbsp water, as needed
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste


  1. Cook pasta as per box directions.
  2. Combine vegetables, chickpeas, feta cheese and olives with pasta.
  3. In a bowl mix together ingredients for the yogurt dressing.
  4. When ready to serve, add the yogurt dressing to the pasta salad. Enjoy.

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