Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Angel Hair Pasta With Cilantro Sun Dried Tomatoes And Feta

Angel Hair Pasta With Cilantro Sun Dried Tomatoes And Feta

8 ounces sun-dried tomatoes in oil -- coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil -- from tomatoes

8 ounces feta cheese -- crumbled

1 bunch fresh cilantro -- coarsely chopped

4 ounces angel hair pasta -- cooked

Combine first 3 ingredients and set aside. Cook pasta according to directions and toss with the tomatoes, cilantro and feta cheese. Serve warm or cold.

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Linguine with Tomatoes & Basil

Famous Recipe - Linguine with Tomatoes & Basil

6 very ripe large tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and cut into bite-sized pieces

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into strips

1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

3/4 cup sliced black olives

1/2 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed green olives

4 cloves garlic, minced

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

1 (16-ounce) package uncooked linguine pasta

Freshly grated parmesan cheese

In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, olive oil, basil, parmesan cheese, black olives, green olives, garlic, salt, and pepper; stir until blended. Cover and let stand at room temperature 2 hours. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pan. Add tomato mixture and toss to coat thoroughly. Transfer onto individual serving plates and garnish with additional parmesan cheese. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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Friday, April 04, 2008

Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad

Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad

1 cup dry gemelli pasta or 1 1/3 cups corkscrew macaroni 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked turkey or chicken 2 green onions, sliced 1/3 cup fresh lime or lemon juice 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme, crushed 2 medium nectarines or plums, sliced 1 cup halved fresh strawberries Cook pasta according to package directions, preferably al dente (firm tothe bite). Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. In a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, turkey, and green onions. Toss to combine. For dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine lime or lemon juice, oil, honey and thyme. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over pasta mixture;toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight. Just before serving, add the nectarines or plums and strawberries. Toss gently to combine. Makes 4 servings.

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