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Broccoli Pasta Salad + Meal Prep + VIDEO

Broccoli Pasta Salad - the perfect easy side dish for summer barbecues, potlucks and picnics. Best of all, so easy to make with broccoli, red grapes, pecans, feta, dried cranberries and a homemade Mediterranean inspired dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli salad recipe, easy pasta salad recipe, healthy pasta salad recipe, healthy side dish recipe, picnic recipes, potluck
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 912 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz medium pasta (I used penne - use gluten free as needed) cooked to al dente according to directions listed on package
  • 3 cups broccoli crowns chopped into small pieces
  • 2 cups grapes chopped into halves
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup sliced radishes
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta divided
  • 1 cup toasted pecans chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup Poppyseed or Ranch Dressing OR Homemade Dressing
  • For the homemade dressing
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey or organic agave syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon poppseeds optional
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • For meal prep: lunch containers

Instructions

  1. For the homemade dressing: Combine all the ingredients together in a resealable jar. Shake well and set aside.
  2. For the salad: In a large mixing bowl, add the cooked pasta, broccoli, red onions, cucumber, radishes and half of the feta to the bowl. Pour in the dressing and toss evenly coat. Season as needed with salt and pepper. Cover bowl and chill in the fridge for at least an hour. Toss in grapes, pecans, cranberries and more crumbled feta before serving.
  3. For meal prep: Divide salad into lunch containers. Store in fridge for up to 4 days.
Nutrition Facts
Broccoli Pasta Salad + Meal Prep + VIDEO
Amount Per Serving
Calories 912 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 837mg35%
Potassium 733mg21%
Carbohydrates 95g32%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 41g46%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 565IU11%
Vitamin C 68mg82%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.