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Greek Cucumber Pasta

Contributed by: News Canada

(NC) - The flavours of traditional Greek salad combined in a hot pasta dish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dried penne pasta 500 mL
  • 3 tbsp olive oil 45 mL
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced 2
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion 125 mL
  • 1 3/4 cups seeded, chopped cucumber 175 mL
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes or diced tomatoes 250 mL
  • 1 tsp dried oregano 5 mL
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 175 mL
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted black olives 75 mL
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

Prepare pasta as directed on package.

In large skillet, heat oil. Sauti garlic and onion until tender. Add cucumber, tomato and oregano.

Cook about 1 minute until heated through.

Drain pasta and toss with cucumber mixture. Stir in cheese and olives.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings


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