Mediterranean Style Pasta Toss with Feta and Capers

Ingredients

6 cups hot cooked whole-wheat penne pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 cups chopped fresh or baby spinach
½ cup chopped fresh basil
¼ cup chopped pitted Kalamata olives
2 tablespoons capers
¾ cup (3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Nutrition

Calories/Serving 398
Nutrition:  One serving provides approximately:  12 g Protein, 45 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Fiber, 18 g Fat (4.5 g saturated), 19 mg Cholesterol, 41 mcg Folate, 2.5 mg Iron, 558 mg Sodium

Mediterranean Style Pasta Toss with Feta and Capers

Directions:

  1. *Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Return cooked pasta to cooking pot.  With heat on low, add olive oil, vinegar and garlic, heat until warmed through.
  3. Add spinach and basil, toss well.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.

Servings:  4 

  1. *Time Saver Tip:  Cook the whole box of pasta according to package directions.
  2. Freeze the leftovers in a freezer bag, reheat for later use.