Greek Turkey and Feta Pasta with Buttermilk Dressing

This pasta meal is ready in 30 mins! Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 7-8 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups precooked, whole Turkey Breast, diced
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp dried Oregano
  • 3 cups cooked, spiral Pasta
  • 2 cups fresh Spinach, washed and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup jarred, roasted Red Peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pitted, Kalamata Olives, sliced or ripe
  • 1/3 cup Odyssey Traditional Feta Cheese, crumbled

Dressing:

  • 2 tbsp Whipped Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper

Garnish:

  • Toasted Walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions:

  1. In large serving bowl, combine turkey breast, olive oil, lemon juice and oregano. Toss gently to coat and let rest while preparing rest o f salad ingredients.
  2. To assemble salad, add pasta, spinach, red pepper, cucumber olives and crumbled Feta cheese to the turkey in serving bowl.
  3. Using salad tongs or two large spoons, toss all ingredients together until well blended.
  4. For dressing, beat cream cheese with whisk until creamy. Slowly whisk in buttermilk until smooth. Whisk in garlic and lemon pepper.
  5. To serve, divide salad among four serving plates. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Pass dressing to be poured over salads.