20 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 tender spaghetti to create a creamy sauce, or added to a bright pasta salad. Check out our best feta pasta recipes and discover how versatile and irresistible this combo is.

spaghetti tossed with shrimp in a creamy sauce made with feta cheese
Shrimp, Feta, and Espelette Pepper Pasta. Photo: Diana Moutsopoulos
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Easy Feta Tomato Pasta

a pasta bowl with a mix of pasta, cherry tomatoes, feta, olive oil, and basil
Diana Moutsopoulos

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!

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Fire and Ice Pasta with Fresh Herbs

feta pasta salad
Raquel Teixeira

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!

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Quick and Easy Greek Spaghetti

spaghetti topped with olives and feta

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.

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Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti with Zucchini, Tomato, and Feta

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!

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Roasted Eggplant Pastitsio

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!

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Sweet Pepper Pasta Toss with Kale

Sweet Pepper Pasta Toss

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.

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Rigatoni alla Puttanesca e Arrabbiata

Rigatoni alla Puttanesca e Arrabbiata
Rigatoni alla Puttanesca e Arrabbiata. Buckwheat Queen

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.

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Suki's Spinach and Feta Pasta

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.

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One-Pot Salmon, Asparagus, and Feta Pasta

salmon and feta pasta
Diana Moutsopoulos

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.

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Baked Feta Pasta

a white bowl with penne pasta tossed in a feta and tomato sauce
Baked Feta Pasta. My Hot Southern Mess

The viral recipe that started it all well, sort of! Baked feta with olive oil and tomatoes is a traditional Greek dish called bouyiourdi. A blogger in Finland decided to mix bouyiourdi with pasta and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Fire Roasted Tomato and Feta Pasta with Shrimp

Fire Roasted Tomato Feta Pasta with Shrimp
Allrecipes Magazine

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!

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Flash-Blasted Broccoli and Feta Pasta

Flash-blasted Broccoli and Feta Pasta
Flash-blasted Broccoli and Feta Pasta. njmom

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."

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Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nut Ravioli Filling

spinach pine nut ravioli
Matthew Valleau

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!"

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Tomato Basil Pasta

pasta in red sauce with cherry tomatoes

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.

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Orzo and Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Orzo and Tomato Salad
Photo by Molly.

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.

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Shrimp, Feta, and Espelette Pepper Pasta

spaghetti tossed with shrimp in a creamy sauce made with feta cheese
Shrimp, Feta, and Espelette Pepper Pasta. Diana Moutsopoulos

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.

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Pasta Siciliano

Sicilian pasta
MAD Goddess

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.

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Greek Chicken Pasta

Greek Chicken Pasta
Chibi Chef

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!"

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Elegant Orzo with Wilted Spinach and Pine Nuts

a plate filled with 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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Baked Feta Pasta with Vegetables

Baked Feta Pasta with Vegetables
Jonathan Charbz

This baked feta pasta features spring/summer veggies like asparagus, zucchini, corn, and peppers, and baked until golden brown.

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More Inspiration

baking dish of baked feta topped with red chili flakes
Feta psiti, or spicy baked feta, a classic Greek dish. Allrecipes

We've got lots more to inspire all the feta-lovers out there, including this Spicy Baked Feta - a classic Greek dish with a kick!

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