Mixed Greens Rotini with Feta and Roasted Tomatoes

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By: Foodness Gracious

Course: Main Dish

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minute

Makes 6 Servings


Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini

  • 1/2 cup olive oil +2 tablespoons, divided

  • 10 ounces cherry tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 bunch green kale chopped into small pieces

  • 1 bunch spinach

  • 1 bunch watercress leaves only

  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives chopped and pitted

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 cloves garlic peeled

  • 1/4 cup basil leaves fresh

  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano dried

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat feta cheese crumbled

  • salt

  • black pepper cracked


Directions

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl.

  2. Heat the 2 tablespoons olive oil in large pan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add cherry tomatoes. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until skins begin to slightly blister. Transfer to a plate to cool.

  3. In the same pan, add water and kale. Cover and steam 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and cool.

  4. Add tomatoes, kale, spinach, watercress and olives to bowl with pasta.

  5. In a food processor or blender, combine lemon juice, red wine vinegar, sugar, garlic, basil and oregano. Process on high, gradually adding remaining 1/2 cup olive oil in a steady stream until emulsified.

  6. Add dressing to pasta; toss to coat well. Add feta cheese, and salt and pepper, as desired. Toss and serve immediately or refrigerate, covered.


Nutritional Information

Based on 6 Servings

  • 400 Calories

  • 10 g Protein

  • 42 g Carbohydrates

  • 22 g Total Fat

  • 3 g Saturated Fat

  • 3 mg Cholesterol

  • 330 mg Sodium

  • 7 g Dietary Fiber

Based on 12 Servings

  • 299 Calories

  • 5 g Protein

  • 21 g Carbohydrates

  • 11 g Total Fat

  • 2 g Saturated Fat

  • 2 mg Cholesterol

  • 165 mg Sodium

  • 4 g Dietary Fiber

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