Fire and Ice Pasta with Fresh Herbs


A wonderful combination of flavors to excite even the most discerning of palates! A spicy tomato sauce served at room temperature over hot pasta and topped with feta cheese. Goat cheese also goes well with this sauce.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 40 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 2 cups olive oil

  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives

  • cup chopped fresh basil

  • 5 ½ pounds tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • ½ cup chopped fresh chives

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle pasta

  • 8 ounces crumbled feta cheese (Optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, sun dried tomatoes, olives, basil, tomatoes, chives, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Marinate for 3 hours.

  2. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain.

  3. Pour sauce over hot pasta, and toss lightly. Sprinkle with feta cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

955 Calories
72g Fat
66g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 955
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 72g 92%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 957mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 50mg 248%
Calcium 243mg 19%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 1026mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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