19 Flavor-Packed Feta Pasta Recipes
If you haven't incorporated feta into a pasta dish before, you're in for a treat. Real feta cheese, made from sheep and goat milk, is deliciously creamy and melts into pasta sauces beautifully. Try feta baked into lasagna, tossed with hot spaghetti to create a creamy sauce, or added to a pasta salad. Check out our best pasta recipes that use feta cheese to discover how versatile and irresistible this combo is!
Roasted Eggplant Pastitsio
Spiced ground lamb with roasted eggplant, tomato sauce, and penne pasta is topped with a layer of rich, feta cheese sauce mixed with penne and baked to make this twist on the traditional Greek dish. Similar to lasagna, it might require a bit of effort but your family will thank you!
Fire and Ice Pasta with Fresh Herbs
Ripe tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, basil, garlic, herbs, and red pepper flakes are marinated in olive oil until softened, then tossed with hot pasta and topped with crumbled feta cheese for a flavor-packed pasta dish. Delicious warm or cold, it doubles as a colorful pasta salad for picnics!
Easy Feta Tomato Pasta
You don't need to turn on your oven to enjoy the recent tomato feta pasta trend! It's just as delicious and infinitely easier and quicker if you just make it all on your stovetop. Instead of preheating the oven and baking the feta, tomatoes, and olive oil for 40 minutes, just cook it in a skillet while the pasta boils. Dinner's served in less than 20 minutes!
Quick and Easy Greek Spaghetti
This Greek-inspired pasta dish combines feta cheese, spinach, and tomato for an easy and nutritious midweek meal. Red wine vinegar adds another dimension of flavor but lemon juice is a good substitute.
Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti with Zucchini, Tomato, and Feta
Five stars for this creamy, vegetarian spaghetti recipe with ripe tomatoes, Greek feta cheese, garlic, and zucchini. Quick to cook and so delicious — it's sure to become a family favorite!
Sweet Pepper Pasta Toss with Kale
Red and yellow bell peppers, dark green kale, and crumbled feta cheese feature in this nutritious, vegetarian pasta dish. "This is a keeper of a recipe. Easy to prepare, colorful and best of all delicious. It will be served regularly at our house," says reviewer Glenn.
Rigatoni alla Puttanesca e Arrabbiata
The combination of tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic, and chili are a flavor match for two classic Italian pasta sauces: Puttanesca and Arrabbiata. Feta cheese adds a touch of creaminess and natural saltiness to the dish. You can use eggplant instead of canned artichokes, if you prefer.
Suki's Spinach and Feta Pasta
Sautéed tomatoes, mushrooms, and fresh spinach are tossed with hot pasta and feta cheese. Because this dish is so simple, ripe tomatoes and good-quality Greek feta will give you the most flavorful results. Use any pasta shape you like, such as orecchiette or macaroni.
Olive and Feta Pasta
Recipe contributor MISSSMEW2 loves the flavor combination of tangy feta cheese and salty olives, prompting her to create this Greek-inspired vegetarian dish with wholegrain pasta. Judging by the reviews — it looks like lots of people agree with her!
One-Pot Salmon, Asparagus, and Feta Pasta
Find a quick and easy solution for a nourishing family dinner using this clever, one-pot recipe to create a creamy pasta salmon dish with feta and green asparagus. You could also use frozen peas instead of, or in addition to, asparagus.
Fire Roasted Tomato and Feta Pasta with Shrimp
This Mediterranean-inspired tomato and basil linguine dish with shrimp and feta cheese is super easy to prepare for a speedy supper. With so many glowing reviews — it could be a contender for your go-to shrimp pasta recipe!
Flash-blasted Broccoli and Feta Pasta
Crisp broccoli florets add a nice crunch to this pasta dish. The feta cheese and white wine take it to a whole new level. Just listen to reviewer cook4fun: "This might be the best pasta dish I have ever made! All the flavors combined to make a very tasty sauce."
Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nut Ravioli Filling
Wow your guests by making this 5-star homemade ravioli pasta with a Greek-inspired spinach, feta, and pine nut filling! Take it from reviewer SZYQ1: "Made these with the Easy Homemade Pasta recipe and got rave reviews for this meal. It was so delicious!"
Tomato Basil Pasta
This classic tomato and basil pasta dish with crumbled feta cheese is packed with fresh flavors. Try using roasted cherry tomatoes for an extra burst of sweetness. If you prefer to make this as a pasta salad: slice a block of Greek feta into cubes, and toss with cold pasta and the marinated tomatoes.
Orzo and Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese
Transport yourself to Greece with this flavor-packed, colorful orzo pasta salad with chopped ripe tomato, green olives, tangy feta cheese and fresh herbs. Serve chilled, as a main dish or a side to grilled fish or lamb.
Shrimp, Feta, and Espelette Pepper Pasta
The crumbled feta cheese in this recipe melts into a creamy sauce when tossed with hot spaghetti and shrimp. For best results, use full-fat feta from Greece, which will ensure you get a creamy texture. Smoked paprika makes a good alternative if you can't find Espelette pepper powder, or for a bit more kick try cayenne pepper or red chili flakes. Garnish with fresh herbs for an incredibly tasty, stylish supper for two.
An easy vegetarian pasta dish that's packed with feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and pine nuts. Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet until golden, and add freshly chopped basil for added flavor. Leftovers are delicious served as a pasta salad.
Greek Chicken Pasta
Enjoy the flavors of Greece in this easy chicken pasta dish with tomatoes, feta cheese, lemon, and oregano. Reviewer Cindi M gave this recipe 5 stars: "Wow, this was AMAZING!!! If you like Greek salad, you will LOVE this pasta!"
Elegant Orzo with Wilted Spinach and Pine Nuts
Sautéed spinach, garlic, basil, and toasted pine nuts are served on top of tender orzo pasta. Top with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, chopped tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese for fabulous flavor in every bite.
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