Baked feta pasta



Baked feta pasta

  • Vegetarian

  • PRESENTATION

    Do you remember our baked feta recipe? It is so delicious and captivating that we decided to turn it into a sauce for a first course: baked feta pasta! Mediterranean flavors have always been a source of inspiration and feta, borrowed from Greek cuisine, seemed the natural choice, paired with sweet cherry tomatoes and our very own taggiasca olives, for a tasty match made in heaven that will win you over as soon as you take your first bite.

    INGREDIENTS

    Mezze Maniche Rigate pasta

    ¾
    lb
    (320 g)

    Cherry tomatoes

    1
    lb
    (400 g)

    Feta cheese

    7
    oz
    (200 g)

    Taggiasca olives

    5
    tbsp
    (50 g)
    – pitted

    Basil

    to taste

    Oregano

    to taste
    – dried

    Extra virgin olive oil

    to taste

    Black pepper

    to taste

    Preparation

    How to prepare Baked feta pasta

    Baked feta pasta

    To prepare baked feta pasta, place the whole feta on a tray 1, then add the washed and dried tomatoes 2, seasoned with the fresh basil leaves 3.

    Baked feta pasta

    Drizzle with olive oil 4 and season with black pepper 5. Bake in a ventilated oven preheated to 392° for 25 minutes. In the meantime, bring some water to the boil in a pan, add salt and cook the pasta until firm to the bite 6.

    Baked feta pasta

    In the meantime, remove the tray from the oven 7, then drain the pasta 8 and add the pitted olives 9.

    Baked feta pasta

    Stir to amalgamate the flavors 10 and crumble the feta. Finish by garnishing with dried oregano to taste 11. Serve the baked feta pasta right away 12.

    Storage

    Feta tends to dry pasta out so the dish is best enjoyed freshly prepared.

    Tips

    If the pasta is a little dry, add some of the cooking water for a more enveloping sauce.
    Looking for a tomato-free version? Try the recipe for pasta with baked feta and spinach!

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