Creamy Mediterranean Pasta Salad


A perfect summer lunch or dinner, this pasta salad with spinach, grape tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese is tossed with a creamy lemon and herb sauce.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins
12 cups


  • 3 cups medium pasta shells, uncooked

  • 1 (10 ounce) tub PHILADELPHIA Savory Lemon & Herb Cooking Creme

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 (6 ounce) package baby spinach leaves, chopped

  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved

  • ½ cup chopped red onions

  • 1 (4 ounce) package ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese


  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

  2. Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add cooking creme and milk; toss to coat. Add spinach, tomatoes and onions; mix lightly.

  3. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled. Stir in feta before serving.


Substitute: Prepare using ATHENOS Crumbled Reduced Fat Feta Cheese.

Dietary Exchanges (or Exchange Calculations) based on Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes (C) 2008 by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

190 Calories
6g Fat
27g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 183mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.