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    Pasta With Tomatoes, Green Beans & Feta

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Dancer^'s Note:

    A great dish with a greek flare.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 1/2 lbs ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
    • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste,plus
    • 1 tablespoon salt, for pasta water
    • 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil, to taste
    • 1 -2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, to taste (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
    • 1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 tablespoon fresh mint, slivered or chopped
    • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
    • 3/4 lb pasta (fusilli, rigatoni, farfalle or penne)
    • 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and broken in half

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Start a large pot of water to boil with 1 tbsp.
    2. 2
      salt.
    3. 3
      While water heats, toss tomatoes with garlic, salt, pepper, oil, herbs and vinegar (if using) in a pasta bowl.
    4. 4
      Add feta.
    5. 5
      Let sit at room temperature 15 minutes or longer.
    6. 6
      Taste and adjust seasonings.
    7. 7
      Add pasta to boiling water.
    8. 8
      Cook 5 minutes.
    9. 9
      Add beans.
    10. 10
      Keep cooking until pasta is al dente, firm to the bite (see cooking time on package).
    11. 11
      Drain, toss with tomato mixture and serve.
    12. 12
      The tomato mixture, without the herbs, can be made hours ahead.
    13. 13
      Hold in or out of the refrigerator, but let it come to room temperature before adding herbs and tossing with cooked pasta.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 17, 2008

      55

      Very easy and very adaptable; I used thyme and Parmesan cheese instead of basil/mint and Feta cheese. The basic recipe is a keeper.

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    • on September 06, 2004

      55

      Delicious! Tastes like you you made a lot more effort than it actually takes. Great straight-from-the-garden recipe. What a treat, Dancer.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta With Tomatoes, Green Beans & Feta

    Serving Size: 1 (340 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 437.8
     
    Calories from Fat 75
    17%
    Total Fat 8.3 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 13.4 mg
    4%
    Sodium 1929.5 mg
    80%
    Total Carbohydrate 75.6 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
    25%
    Sugars 9.2 g
    37%
    Protein 15.9 g
    31%

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