Recipes, Sorta Review

Penne & Veggie Salad

Are you like me who finds it hard to choose vegetables over other food? I actually enjoy eating vegetables once I get through the first bite but it’s the putting it on your plate that’s the problem for me. Thus, I cheat myself by mixing my veggies into seemingly more mainstream food.

Here’s a recipe that I came up with by scourging through our vegetable chiller and salvaging produce. The inspiration for the dish is the Greek and the Mediterranean salad.


400g cooked Penne

150g ripe grape tomatoes, halved

1 large white onion, strips or diced

1 cucumber, diced

1 green bell pepper, strips

1 tsp ground oregano

1 tsp dried basil

1 1/2 tbsp olive oil

1 handful fresh dill

1 handful parsley

1/2 lemon, juiced

100g feta cheese, crumbled

salt & pepper to taste

Get a big bowl and combine all ingredients. To ensure flavors are consistent, toss well after adding one ingredient. Add additional veggies or add/lessen portions based on what you like or not. Serve hot or cold.


Healthy but goes down easy! 🙂

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