Pasta Salad with Arugula, Goat Cheese and Olives

A simple homemade vinaigrette adds a hint of citrus to this quick and satisfying peppery pasta salad.

Serves: 10Prep: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 box (16 oz.) rotini pasta, prepared according to package directions
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup Castelvetrano olives, pitted and sliced
  • 4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 cups baby arugula, packed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In lidded jar, shake together lemon zest and juice, oil and mustard.
  • In large mixing bowl, combine pasta, green onions, olives, goat cheese, arugula, salt and pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over; toss until coated.
  • Let sit 15 minutes before serving.