Bow Tie Pasta With Pesto, Feta & Cherry Tomatoes

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a delicious summertime recipe. You can make the salad up to about 1 hour before you serve it. If the salad looks a little dry, add a little olive oil before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the pesto, place all ingredients with ½ cup of the oil in a blender and blend.
  2. Gradually drizzle in the remaining ¼ cup of oil until pesto is thick and smooth.
  3. This will make about 1 1/2 cups pesto.
  4. For the pasta, bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
  5. Stir in the bow ties and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, about 10 minutes.
  6. Drain the pasta and run it under cold water just until it stops steaming.
  7. Bounce the pasta around to get rid of as much water as you can.
  8. Dump the pasta into a large serving bowl.
  9. Stir in the pesto until the pasta is coated.
  10. Toss in the cherry tomatoes and the crumbled feta.
  11. Taste the salad and season it as you like with salt and pepper.
  12. You can make the salad up to about 1 hour before you serve it.
  13. If the salad looks a little dry, add some olive oil prior to serving.

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