Exciting! Summer Holiday Salad


Here’s my delicious salad that’s great for summer, holiday gatherings.


1-12 oz box of tri-colored rotini noodles, cooked until still a little crunchy, then drained in a colander with cold tap water.

½ red onion, chopped small

1 red and 1 orange Bell pepper, sliced

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced

1 package grape tomatoes, cut into halves

1 clove fresh garlic, very finely chopped

2 slices, smoky provolone cheese, chopped

2 slices, aged Swiss cheese, chopped

¼ pound of smoked turkey meat, sliced and cut into strips

¼ pound of turkey pepperoni cut into strips

Greek olives, sliced thickly

2 Tsbs red wine vinegar

1/8 th cup Asiago cheese, shredded

1/8 th cup Feta cheese crumbles

1 heaping Tbsp Dijon mustard

Combine all ingredients.

Add fresh spices; basil, oregano, parsley, and Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, all to taste.

Mix well.

Next add Girard’s Premium Greek Feta Viniagrette Dressing. Mix well then taste. Add more spices and dressing if needed.

My recipe makes a scrumptious summer salad that’s wonderful for picnics and social gatherings. The flavors are pungent!

Hope you enjoy.

May good fortune guide your path.

J.A. Ireland



Exciting! Summer Holiday Salad single serving


Exciting! Summer Holiday Salad

Greek Pasta Salad



Here’s a delicious summer salad that I’m sure you’ll like.


Girard’s Premium Greek Feta Vinaigrette Dressing

1 box Rotini curly noodles, colored

½ red onion, finely chopped

1 cucumber peeled, cut into pieces ¼ by ½ inches

1 orange or red bell pepper, chopped

Greek olives, chopped

Grape tomatoes, cut in halves

1 small package Feta cheese crumbles

1 tablespoon Lemon juice

Basil, Oregano, Italian Seasoning


In a medium pot, boil water. Cook the rotini noodles a few minutes until still a little crunchy. Then rinse immediately in a colander with cold water until cool. Pour into a large mixing bowl.

Add onions, cucumber, bell pepper, Greek olives, Grape tomatoes, lemon juice, and spices. Toss together.

Add ¼ cup Girard’s Premium Greek Feta Vinaigrette Dressing. Add more spices and dressing if needed to taste.

Put in fridge. When cold, mix in the Feta cheese. Add more Greek Dressing, lemon juice, and spices if needed, to taste. Cover until ready to eat.

I hope you enjoy my Greek Pasta Salad. It’s a great spring and summer dish but also enjoy all year around.

May good fortune guide your path.

J.A. Ireland

Greek Pasta Salad Single Serving

Greek Pasta Salad Single Serving

Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad Bowl