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Warm Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Warm Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

Warm Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 servings

A change of pace from the usual pasta salad - this one is served warm, with the tangy flavors of tomato and feta.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. (4 cups) uncooked corkscrew style pasta
  • ¼ c. olive oil, pure OR olive canola blend
  • 13 c. chopped onion
  • 2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper, red crushed
  • 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook and drain pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot.
  3. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, lime juice, chili powder, garlic salt and crushed red pepper.
  5. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Combine hot pasta, tomato mixture, feta cheese and cilantro in a large serving bowl.
  7. Toss lightly and serve.

Tips

Pasta shapes such as cellentani or rotelle also work well in this recipe