Penne with Artichokes & Feta

Recipe by heather in Ont
READY IN: 40mins




  • Bring a large pot of water to a full boil and add the pasta and 1 tbs.
  • coarse salt.
  • Cook until just tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Drain and reserve While pasta is cooking, cook bacon until browned and crisp about 5 min.
  • and drain bacon on paper towel to help reduce the grease.
  • When cool, crumble into small pieces Add the sliced onion to the bacon drippings in the pan and cook over med heat stirring often until wilted, about 3 min.
  • Add the artichokes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender and lightly browned on the edges, about another 4 min.
  • Pour in the broth.
  • Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil, scraping up all the browned bits in the pan.
  • Boil for 30 seconds to reduce the liquid slightly.
  • Reduce the heat to med.
  • and add the drained pasta, olives, and red pepper.
  • Toss until well blended and warmed.
  • Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Add the feta and salt and pepper to taste and stir a couple of times.
  • Cover and set aside, stirring occasionally, until the cheese melts a bit but not completely and the pasta is coated in creamy, clingy sauce, about 2 min.
  • Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  • Serve immediately with crumble bacon and chopped parsley.