An easy, fresh pasta that is delicious and impressive made with few ingredients. Light and tangy tasting, a sure crowd pleaser and faster than 'fast food'! The key is to use FRESH ingredients for best flavour, dried herbs won't do!
Cook pasta according to pkg directions while preparing 'sauce'.
Chop tomatoes coarsely, removing seeds as they make sauce too runny.
Roughly chop approximately 1/4-1/2c basil leaves and set aside.
Chop 1/2c parsley and set aside.
Add 1-2 tablespoons olive oil to a non-stick pan(I actually use a large non-stick wok!) Cook tomatoes, garlic and chillis until tendercrisp over medium-high heat. DO NOT overcook tomatoes, the last thing you want is a soggy mess. You should be able to easily identify the tomato chunks in the pasta! This is NOT a traditional soupy sauce! It's a fresh, light tasting summery dish not meant to be 'drowned' in excess sauce.
Toss in the HOT drained fusilli and stir through crumbled feta and basil over low heat until feta begins to melt. The feta shouldn't be melted all the way, just warmed through and softened! It will continue to melt on the plate, you should be able to see lots of chunky bits of cheese poking through.
Stir through the chopped parsley and approximately 1/2c olives.