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
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, pure OR olive canola blend
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 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