Friday, January 4, 2013

Bowtie Pasta & Arugula

Bowtie Pasta & Arugula
Posted by Crissybear

8 ounces bowtie pasta
1 pint cherry tomatoes -- quartered
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2 teaspoons minced garlic -- (or 2 cloves)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups coarsely chopped arugula
4 ounces feta cheese -- crumbled

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any salt.

Meanwhile, place quartered tomatoes in a bowl, sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper and toss to coat; set aside.

In a small, nonstick skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil for 2–3 minutes. Drain cooked pasta and place in serving dish. Add tomato mixture, arugula, and Feta cheese; toss to mix. Drizzle with warm olive oil mixture and toss again to coat.

Yield: 9 cups

Per Serving (1 cup): 162 Calories; 6g Fat; 5g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber.

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