Easy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

"If you can boil water and mix you can make this wonderfully tasty pasta at the spur of the moment! Great for the surprise dinner with a salad and crusty bread"
 
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Ready In:
32mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Boil pasta in salted water.
  • Drain, reserving the liquid.
  • Set aside.
  • Put oil in the bottom of a serving dish.
  • Crush garlic and place in oil.
  • In a separate bowl, break up feta cheese until it's crumbly.
  • Add enough pasta water to make it into a lumpy mixture.
  • Place in serving dish.
  • Chop or cut sun-dried tomatoes into small pieces and add to the cheese.
  • Mix in toasted pine nuts, pecans or walnuts.
  • Wet pasta with some of the reserved water and add to the mixture.
  • Toss well.
  • Top with basil.

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Reviews

  1. Missy Wombat
    This is great when you want a quick pasta meal. This is very toddler friendly too! A no-fail pasta recipe.
     
  2. stormylee
    So, so good! I used 3 cloves of garlic and added a pinch of red pepper flakes for a bit of a kick. A delicious dinner with minimal effort - thank you so much for sharing!
     
  3. SNQueenMab
    We made this with muti-colored bow tie pasta and with the toasted pine nuts for my brother's wedding. It was a hit!
     
  4. Bergy
    Delicious - I used whole wheat noodles, Greek Feta cheese and sundried Tomatoes in oil. I reccommend having all the ingredients ready in bowls so you can add it all quickly to the hot Pasta. After first serving I popped the pasta into a medium hot oven and it was great for seconds. I think it may be a good idea after adding the pasta to the cheese etc pop it into the oven to get warmed through & hot Enjoyed by all- Thanks Tish!
     
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