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Tomato-Feta Bow Ties Recipe

Tomato-Feta Bow Ties Recipe

"This is an easy variation on a spaghetti recipe," writes Ryan Wilcox of Rochester, Minnesota. "It can be used as a side dish, or as an entree when combined with cooked chicken or shrimp."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the oregano, garlic, salt and pepper flakes in oil for 1 minute. Add wine or broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in the tomatoes and cheese. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain pasta; toss with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.