Peas, Mint, Feta Pasta Salad - Lcbo Recipe

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Submitted by dstegmann

Makes 6 servings



Inspired by the upcoming Summer Olympics in Greece, complementing flavours-feta, fresh tomatoes and mint-are tossed together.

Recipe Ingredients for Peas, Mint, Feta pasta salad - lcbo

1 pound (450g) rotini pasta
1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
120 g pancetta, diced
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 pint tomatoes
3/4 cup (175 mL) fresh peas
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/2 cup (125 mL) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup (50 mL) mint

Recipe Directions for Peas, Mint, Feta pasta salad - lcbo

  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 10 to 12 minutes. Set aside 2 tbsp (25 mL) of pasta cooking water. Then drain pasta.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large deep frying pan on medium. Add pancetta, stir occasionally, and cook until crisp. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add tomatoes, stirring until they begin to soften and release juice, 5 minutes. Stir in peas and salt. Cook until peas are hot. Add a generous sprinkling salt. If pasta is not cooked, reduce tomato mixture to low.

  3. Add drained pasta and reserved cooking water to tomato mixture. Stir to mix. Stir in feta until pasta is evenly coated and feta begins to melt. Stir in mint. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with additional crumbled feta.

Categories

Pasta, Salads, Greek

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 193.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
409
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
88mg
29%
Sodium
723mg
30%
Potassium
452mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
48.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
19.3g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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