Throw together meals like this "Sweep the Kitchen" Pasta Salad are my favorite way to use up leftovers in the kitchen. Easy, versatile, and never boring!
Total Cost: $5.45 recipe / $1.82 serving
Servings: 3to 6 servings
Author: Beth - Budget Bytes
8oz.pasta (any shape)$0.50
1broccoli crown (about 1/2 lb.)$0.91
2.25oz. cansliced olives$1.50
1/4cupsun dried tomatoes$1.07
Cook the pasta according to the package directions, drain in a colander, then rinse briefly under cool water to bring the temperature down. Let the pasta drain well.
While the pasta is cooking, finely chop the broccoli, drain the olives, and roughly chop the sun dried tomatoes.
Once the pasta is well drained, add it to a large bowl along with the chopped broccoli, drained olives, chopped sun dried tomatoes, and crumbled feta. Pour the Italian dressing over top and stir until everything is combined and coated in dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 4-5 days.
This recipe makes about 6 cups. 3 meal-sized portions or 6 side dish sized portions.