mediterranean pasta

Amys Gluten Free Pantry

Enjoy this with a simple green salad. If you want to make this sans dairy, I would replace the feta and parmesan with shredded Daiya mozzarella.

Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4-6 servings

1 lb. rice pasta (I use Tinkyada brand fusili or Trader Joe’s penne)
1 tsp. salt
splash olive oil
1/2 c. sun-dried tomatoes (from a jar), chopped, plus all the liquid from the jar
1/2 c. crumbled feta cheese
1/2 c. fresh basil, cut in a chiffonade
1/4 c. grated parmesan cheese
1/4 c. black kalmata olives
1-2 cloves crushed fresh garlic

  1. Fill stock pot 3/4 full of water. Bring to a boil and toss in a teaspoon of salt. Add pasta, a generous drip of olive oil and cook pasta until tender. Begin checking pasta about 3 minutes before the instructions on the package indicate.
  2. While pasta is cooking, chop sun-dried tomatoes and basil and crush the garlic. Set aside.
  3. When tender, drain pasta in colander and set into large bowl. While warm, add sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, olives and all liquid from jar. Stir until coated.
  4. Add feta, parmesan and basil and stir. Serve warm or room temperature.

 


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