Spinach Penne Salad

1 16 oz. package uncooked whole wheat penne pasta
½ cup OLIVE MILL Olive oil, such as Picual
1/3 cup OLIVE MILL Fig Balsamic
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 T. Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 t. dried oregano
¼ t. each salt and pepper
Salad:  6 oz. fresh baby spinach
3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
6 oz. crumbled feta cheese
4 green onions, thinly sliced
½ cup sliced Greek olives

In a Dutch oven, cook pasta according to directions.  Drain and rinse in cold water; drain again.  Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients.  In a large bowl, combine the pasta, spinach, tomatoes, feta cheese, onions and olives.  Add vinaigrette; toss to coat.  Serve immediately.

Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Rich, dark balsamic vinegar has a full fig flavor. Outstanding as a marinade or for salad dressings.

Spanish Picual Extra Virgin...

Style:  Robust - This ORGANIC extra virgin olive oil from Peru is a big boy on our olive oil bar!  Very flavorful and robust with huge fruit flavor, with just a small amount of bitterness and a bit of peppery finish. This great...