Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta Cheese

  • No Longer Registered Posted: 04/20/09
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    I used a box of dried fettucini that I had on hand but this was very tastey.

  • PenelopeRB Posted: 05/26/10
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    Easy and delicious. I served it with roast chicken. Next time might add some spinach when I add the feta.

  • nwilker Posted: 11/21/09
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    I did not like the results of this recipe at all. I ended up adding regular pasta sauce to make it more edible. It looked like it would be amazing with all the yummy ingredient, but for me, it was a no-go!

  • haileej88 Posted: 06/14/09
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    I agree with another review that the feta is not even necessary-it is rich enough without it. I thought the leftovers were great- I combatted the potential of dryness by reserving some extra pasta water so that when the leftovers were reheated I could add a tablespoon or two. It was actually good as a cold pasta as well. I will make this over and over.

  • KikiLikes2Cook Posted: 04/02/09
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    A triumph! This is a super-easy dinner that tastes gourmet. I've added it to my regular rotation of dinner recipes.

  • Jenn1877 Posted: 01/12/09
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    You don't even need the feta, the sauce is so rich. It takes no time at all and is spectacularly good. Highly recommended.

  • Asim0v Posted: 12/09/08
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    Great recipe! Be sure to use fresh basil, feta, garlic, and a good Parmigiano-Reggiano. I didn't have fresh basil the first time I made it but did the second; it makes a huge difference!

  • Tonifla Posted: 04/29/10
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    I loved this pasta. The sauce was tangy and tasty and the whole thing is just a nice light pasta dish. It was also very easy to make. Yummy!

  • Suzycb Posted: 09/10/09
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    Fast, easy and delicious -- what more could you want? I made it with 6 ounces of dry whole-wheat linguine and omitted the feta -- still very good. (The feta would probably make it awesome but I didn't have any on hand.)

  • Darienne Posted: 01/08/09
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    This is a new family favorite. The flavor and texture is great. I used Parmesan Cheese instead of Feta and it was still very good. This could definitely be served for special occasions.

  • jenebertsch Posted: 10/06/10
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    Great simple, tasty weeknight dinner.

  • colechill4 Posted: 03/22/09
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    Really delicious! Whole family loved it!

  • krispy6372 Posted: 05/11/10
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    This was pretty good. I personally thought the sauce was a tad too tangy and would reduce the tomatoes next time around to 1/2 cup.

  • jessie1326 Posted: 12/15/09
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    Very good! I made a little extra sauce and used the leftovers on the "Mozzarella Chicken Sandwiches" (May 2006) - it was a great way to reuse them!

  • ukrainka23 Posted: 06/13/09
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    This was so good. I would definitely make this again. It doesn't keep very well--it gets dry.

  • Pudding Posted: 11/30/09
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    This was delicious; I'd make it again for my husband and I on a weeknight or during a busy weekend. I made it exactly as stated except that I used three cloves of fresh garlic instead of bottled.

  • AmandaBong Posted: 07/26/09
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    I really liked this recipe. I forgot to reserve the cooking liquid and used boxed pasta but it still t urned out great. I will definitely make it again.

  • MeMe924 Posted: 04/23/10
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    This is wonderful ~ great summertime meal!

  • amhfalko Posted: 07/22/10
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    This was a GREAT recipe! So easy too. I thought the 1 cup of water was a bit too much, but it still turned out great!

  • renastraille Posted: 06/26/10
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    this has a wild flavor; it was a great hit for my friends and i. one thing i did was replace the ALMONDS with CASHEWS (salted) and it still tasted great.

  • abrad81 Posted: 01/25/11
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    This was VERY tasty and oh so easy! I put a tad too much garlic in it but I don't mind. I agree with the others who said this doesn't even need the feta. The only thing is I probably would've added some more tomato to the sauce. It was a little dry. Tasted even better the next day and will definitely make again!!

  • ArielNJared Posted: 02/08/11
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    This recipe is AMAZING! If you're looking for something quick, easy, and delicious all in one... This is the recipe! SO GOOD! We would make this again in a heartbeat; It's definitely going to be printed out and added to our cookbook. This recipe is appropriate for anything :) We altered one thing in the recipe and that was not adding the slivered almonds yet it still came out AMAZING in taste. We had broccoli with the meal.

  • charoulli Posted: 07/16/11
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    I'm not a fan of pesto, but this, I loved!!! (the sun-dried tomatoes made the difference) I added fresh minced garlic instead of the bottled kind. The taste of the pesto wasn't too strong, and feta gave it a great taste instead of the usual parmesan cheese. I will make again and again!!

  • MLSMN1 Posted: 07/13/11
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    This was a dish enjoyed by the whole family. Easy to put together for a weeknight meal.

  • jeannes Posted: 08/27/11
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    I had about two thirds of a jar of tomato pesto I wanted to use and decided this was the recipe. Except for the ready made pesto, I followed the directions exactly...added about a cup of the linguini liquid to the pesto and then added that to the pasta. Hubby loved it. Definitely make again.

  • klh1010 Posted: 09/16/11
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    This recipe is very good. However, my only complaint is that there was WAY too much garlic. I am a little sensitive to garlic, but my husband even said it was a little too much garlic for him as well. I plan on making this again, the next time I make it, l will saute the garlic first with a little olive oil and I will probably use half of the amount as the recipe recommends.

  • schepesm Posted: 09/18/11
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    the preparation for this dish is literally done once the pasta is done cooking - extremely quick and easy, and absolutely delish for a weeknight meal!

  • NikH15 Posted: 12/03/11
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    I love, love, LOVE this recipe! My boyfriend always adds chicken to his which is also very yummy. We have even grilled steaks, sliced them, and added them to the top of our pasta! When I make the pesto, I make several batches and freeze them. They thaw out while the pasta is boiling and make a perfect, quick meal for a busy week night! I share this recipe with everyone I can! =]

  • framingham Posted: 11/12/12
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    I made this for dinner last night. I made it pretty much as described, but increased the portions of each ingredient and used a 12 oz box of dried fettucini. I also added some of the oil from the sun dried tomatoes. I love how one cup of the hot cooking water effectively extends this flavorful mixture without adding a ton of fat. A while back, I made this with walnuts, and almost used pine nuts this time, but I opted for the almonds, which I have to say are the correct nuts for this dish. Everyone in the family ate and enjoyed this, and I am looking forward to left overs for lunch!

  • mrseriklee Posted: 09/29/12
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    easy, fast and fabulous!

  • Lizbug Posted: 05/01/13
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    Quick, easy, and tasty! The pesto is super flavorful, so I found this dish super satisfying and filling. Came together insanely fast. Perfect dinner for weeknights, as I usually have all these ingredients on hand. Can't wait to make again!

  • Tealwins Posted: 02/09/14
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    This recipe was easy and delicious. So flavorful. It is going to be a staple in my home.

  • susi973 Posted: 03/05/14
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    This was fast and delicious! I forgot to use the feta and it was so good I didn't realize it until cleanup after dinner. Lol i used trader joes garlic basil fettuccini. Adding it to my rotation!

  • AnnaBellaBoom Posted: 04/03/14
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    Delicious! Made the pasta from scratch and it was amazing. Followed the sauce recipe exactly as written, except I used fresh garlic instead of bottled and light feta. Excellent!

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