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Traditional Baked Feta Pasta

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Traditional Baked Feta Pasta

45 minutes total

Baked feta pasta is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that has taken the internet by storm. This recipe combines the tangy flavor of feta cheese with the sweetness of roasted tomatoes and the richness of pasta, resulting in a mouthwatering meal that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you're looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a crowd-pleasing dish for your next gathering, baked feta pasta is sure to impress. So grab your ingredients and get ready to indulge in this irresistible pasta dish!

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Ingredients

Serves 4

320 g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Penne rigate
20 ml E.V.O.O , divided
150g (1,5) medium size zucchini, 1 cm diced
650 g multicolor cherry tomatoes
2 slices ½ cm thick lemon
150 g feta cheese, whole
40 g pistachio, roughly chopped
5 g fresh oregano, roughly chopped
10 leaves basil, torn
to taste Salt and black pepper

Disclaimer

Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs

Tip

Grated lemon zest on the dish for topping instead of pistachios

Tip

: 1 chicken breast (300 gr) diced

Method

Step 1

Here are 5 easy steps to cook a delicious bake feta pasta:

Step 2

Preheat oven to 200° C and bring a pot of salted water to boil.

Step 3

Place zucchini, tomatoes, lemon and oregano in a baking dish, season with salt, pepper and half E.V.O, place feta right in the center. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

  • zucchini
  • tomatoes
  • lemon
  • oregano
  • salt
  • pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • feta cheese

Step 4

Meanwhile cook pasta according to package directions. One minute before pasta is fully cooked add half cup of cooking liquid to feta veggies mixture, and with the help of a spoon smash the cheese and stir.

  • pasta

Step 5

Fold in drained pasta, mix well, add basil and drizzle with remaining extra virgin olive oil.

  • basil

Step 6

Top with pistachios before serving.

  • pistachios

Passive cooking

Did you know you can now cook your pasta cutting emission by up to 80%? Try using Passive Cooking, and innovative method that involves using residual heat from just-boiled water to cook pasta, eliminating the need for constant boiling and monitoring. The result is a more sustainable, energy-efficient, and time-saving way to cook pasta.

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  • Pack size 500 g