Fresh Vegetarian Greek Pasta
Serve Fresh Vegetarian Greek Pasta hot as a main dish or chill and serve cold for your next BBQ or potluck.
3 tomatoes (large, seeded and chopped)1/2 cup kalamata (pitted and chopped)1/2 cup feta cheese (crumbled)2 tablespoons chopped parsley1 tablespoon basil (chopped)1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1 pound penne pasta (uncooked)6 tablespoons olive oil3 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, olives, feta, spices, salt and pepper. Chill while the pasta is cooking.
- 2. In a large pot, add penne pasta to salted, boiling water. Cook according to package directions. Drain.
- 3. In the same pot, while pasta is draining, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Return the pasta to the pot and toss with olive oil mixture.
- 4. Add pasta and tomato-olive mixture to a large serving dish and toss until the fresh vegetables are thoroughly mixed with the penne.