Sweet Pea and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad is a quick and easy recipe. This healthy salad is best for summer time and you can eat it as a side dish or main course.
Sweet Pea and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad
3 cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
2 cups Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers® frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding frozen peas during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
2. In large serving bowl, gently toss pasta, peas and remaining ingredients except oil. Drizzle oil over pasta mixture; stir gently to coat. Garnish with additional parsley, if desired. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until chilled.
PER SERVING: Calories 310; Total Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 5g); Sodium 352mg; Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 11g
SUBSTITUTION: Bow-tie pasta lends interesting shape to this salad. Other pastas, such as penne or even macaroni, will work just fine, too.