Pasta dishes are always a crowd-pleaser. If you’re looking for a tasty noodle dish to add to your roster, check out this recipe from Food & Wine for spaghetti with tomatoes, black olives, garlic and feta cheese.
It would make for a great addition to a barbecue or potluck and could also serve as a main entree with some shrimp, chicken or tofu added for protein. Although the fresh ingredients lend themselves nicely to summer, there’s no wrong time of year to enjoy this simple and classic recipe.
The magazine says on a Facebook post that the vegetarian dish is one of its most popular recipes on Pinterest. It has a solid five-star rating with more than 2,000 reviews.
Another delicious take on the pasta and feta dish is this recipe for five-ingredient chicken feta pasta from Well Plated By Erin. It’s a cinch to make and healthy, too. It’s ready in just 30 minutes and only requires one pan, making cleanup a breeze. Use whole wheat pasta for extra fiber.
This vegetarian recipe from Around My Family Table combines classic ingredients commonly used in Greek cooking for a truly delicious pasta dish. The blogger notes that it’s as quick and easy to make as boxed macaroni and cheese, making it perfect for when you need a fresh lunch or dinner option in a hurry. Make a big batch so you have plenty for leftovers. They won’t last long!
Another great variation on this recipe is to sub in orzo for traditional pasta. This recipe for Greek orzo salad from Cooking Classy goes nicely with grilled chicken and is dressed with a lemon vinaigrette.
The blogger points out that it can be made year-round whenever you feel like you need a taste of summer. As an added bonus, it’s ready in 20 minutes, so it’s easy to throw together when you’re short on time.