The Olive Scene's Fregola Pasta Salad

Fregola is a roughly grated pasta bead from Sardinia with a nutty flavor and chewy texture that is a perfect base for summer salad.

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  • Whisk Olive Oil, Vinegars, salt and pepper until well mixed.


  1. Cook pasta according to directions, drain and spread in large pan (9x13 or larger) and allow to cool slightly.

  2. Drizzle half the vinaigrette mixture on top and allow to cool completely.

  3. Place in large serving bowl and toss in vegetables, olives and cheese.

  4. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette and chill until serving.

  5. Can be made 1 day ahead.

*Add roasted chicken or grilled salmon and serve as a main dish.
*Use roasted vegetables: eggplant, asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, or sweet potatoes and serve warm.