Pasta with Olives and Feta Recipe


Pasta with Olives and Feta Cheese Recipe

Olives are rich and fruity, and make this Mediterranean-style recipe truly decadent. This recipe can be a main course for 2, or a side for 4.

1/2 pound pasta
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup Matiz Organic Piquillo Peppers, cut into strips
10 olives, chopped
1 tsp fresh oregano
1/4 tsp Haranea Organic Espelette Pepper
freshly ground tellicherry black pepper to taste
4 oz feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup)

1. Cook pasta in rapidly boiling salted water until pasta is al dente - about 9 minutes, depending on the pasta.

2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a large saute skillet. Add onion and sauté until tender. Add garlic and saute until translucent but not browned. About 2 minutes. Stir in olives, piquillo peppers, oregano, espelette red pepper, and black pepper.

3. Drain pasta and add to pepper mixture. Add feta cheese and toss well. Serve immediately.

serves 2-4