No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Tomato and Shrimp Pasta with Feta

Give tomato sauce a Greek twist by adding Kalamata olives, feta cheese, capers, and oregano.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 25 mins
  • servings: 4

advertisement

advertisement

Ingredients

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed (optional)
  • 12 ounces penne rigate or other short ridged pasta
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces feta

Cook's Note

Save the extra shrimp and feta for later use. Refrigerate reserved tomato sauce and remaining shrimp and feta separately in airtight containers.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Set a large pot of salted water to boil. In a medium saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high. Add onion and garlic. Cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add tomato paste and oregano. Cook until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, olives, and capers, if using. Cook, breaking up tomatoes with a spoon, until sauce thickens, 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve 2/3 cup tomato sauce for Baked Shrimp.

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook pasta until al dente; drain. Add 2 tablespoons oil to pot and heat over medium-high. Add 3/4 pound shrimp and cook until opaque throughout, 1 to 2 minutes. Return pasta to pot and add tomato sauce; stir to combine. Serve pasta topped with 4 ounces crumbled feta.

Source
Everyday Food, November 2009

advertisement

advertisement