Penne with Tomato, Black Olive and Feta
Recipe type: Pasta
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound penne or fusilli
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 4 tomatoes, large, wedges
  • 1/3 Cup black olives, halved
  • 1/2 Cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 Cup parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons basil, fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  1. * 2 teaspoons of dried basil can be used instead of the fresh stuff.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente (tender but firm).
  3. Drain and return to pot to keep warm.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick frying pan, heat oil over medium heat, stir in garlic. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Transfer to pot with drained pasta, add olives, feta cheese, parsley and basil. Toss gently to mix.
  6. Sprinkle each serving with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. Serves 4.
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