Fresh Summer Dressing Meets Pasta

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I always love when a good dinner idea comes to you. Laying in my hammock reading this month’s Sunset, I came across a recipe for fresh oregano dressing. I am one who can take a hint, so I lazily picked a handful of oregano, thyme, and a tomato from my garden and thought pasta salad. Bon Appetit.

Ingredients :

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 8 oz. pasta (any shape)
  • 1 bell pepper (any color, I used red)
  • 1 heirloom tomato cut into chunks (any tomatoes in your garden would be perfect)
  • ½ English cucumber (1.5 cups diced)
  • ¼ bunch thyme
  • ¼ bunch of oregano
  • 2 oz. goat cheese

Salad dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced green onions (shallots or chives would work)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin…

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