Greek pasta salad with roasted vegetables and feta

    Greek pasta salad with roasted vegetables and feta

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    About this recipe: This salad is wonderful served warm or at room temperature.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 red pepper, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
    • 1 medium aubergine, cubed
    • 3 small courgettes, cut in .5cm slices
    • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 45g sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in 125ml boiling water
    • 10g torn rocket
    • 20g chopped fresh basil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 100g crumbled feta cheese
    • 350g farfalle pasta

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 230 C / Gas 8. Line a baking tray with foil, and lightly oil.
    2. In a medium bowl toss the red pepper, yellow pepper, aubergine and courgette with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, salt and pepper. Arrange on the prepared tray.
    3. Bake vegetables 25 minutes in the preheated oven, tossing occasionally, until lightly browned.
    4. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta 10 to 12 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
    5. Drain the softened sun-dried tomatoes and reserve the water. In a large bowl, toss together the roasted vegetables, cooked pasta, sun-drained tomatoes, rocket and basil. Mix in remaining olive oil, reserved water from tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, garlic and feta cheese; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until chilled.
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    Great pasta salad! I omitted the argula. My husband didn't care for the sundried tomatoes since they were the consistency of prunes he said, but I enjoyed the dish overall, esp. since I enjoy Mediterranean-style dishes. This is a keeper!  -  28 Mar 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    37

    this was so easy and delicious. I substituted baby spinach for arugula. Had it warm for dinner and cold as left-overs. great  -  15 Aug 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    35

    This is a fantastic salad, so pleasing. Instead of farfale, I used Orzo - I found it to soak up the flavor and be pleasing to the tongue. The vegetables taste so good, and the sun-dried tomatoes make it authentic. A brilliant addition to any bar-b-que this summer.  -  05 May 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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