Whole Wheat Pasta with Feta & Walnuts | Recipe

Whole Wheat pasta salad with feta and walnut


Ingredients:

  • 1 bag Luigi Vitelli Whole Wheat Pasta
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled or diced.
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil (or extra virgin olive oil)
  • 2 tablespoons ShopRite red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain the pasta, rinse it under cold water, and put it in the refrigerator to chill.
  2. In a dry sauté pan toast the walnuts over a medium-high flame until they are fragrant, about 2 minutes. Set the walnuts aside to cool then chop them coarsely.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the chilled pasta, walnuts, feta cheese, onion, and spinach. In a small bowl whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic and mustard. Pour the dressing over the pasta salad and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
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