Summer Garden Pasta with Feta and Bacon

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

As the days get hotter, I find I'm looking for more refreshing meals.

This salad served with a piece of garlic bread is just about perfect for a hot summer day.

Hope you enjoy!

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Inspired from Southern Livings "Easy Weekend Favorites"


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1
12-oz package spaghetti, cooked to directions and drained
1 Tbsp
white truffle olive oil (or extra virgin olive oil)
4 large
tomatoes, chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
salt, to taste
fresh ground pepper, to taste
1
2-oz can sliced black olives
3/4 c
crumbled feta cheese
4 to 5 slice
bacon, fried and crumbled
additional fresh ground black pepper
parmesan cheese, grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to directions; drain well and toss with 1 tablespoon White Truffle Olive Oil.
2
Combine tomatoes with next 5 ingredients in a bowl.
3
Place pasta in large bowl; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle feta, black olives and bacon on top of tomato mixture. Sprinkle fresh ground pepper and grated parmasan cheese on top. Serve with garlic bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Spring Recipes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Summer, #Spring