Spinach Pasta Salad


Spinach Pasta Salad

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
6 oz. uncooked whole wheat pasta
2 tbsp. lemon juice (juice of half a lemon)
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. minced garlic (2 cloves)
4 c. fresh spinach leaves
1 (15 oz) can chickpeas or other white beans
2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil, and cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In a large salad bowl, mix the lemon juice, oil and garlic.
  3. While the pasta boils, clean and chop 4 cups spinach; drain and rinse beans.
  4. Drain pasta and mix with dressing in the salad bowl. Add spinach, beans and feta; combine.
  5. Chill for 1 hour or more, or enjoy it warm. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition facts


400 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 520mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Protein: 13g

Recipe Source:

The Whole Grains Council, www.wholegrainscouncil.org