Recipe Pasta with Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes

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This is a quick and easy meal to prepare and can be taken either hot or cold.

Source: http://greenvalleykitchen.com/pasta-green-beans-cherry-tomatoes/

INGREDIENTS
  • 8 oz of pasta - about 2 cups dried pasta. I used mini farfalle.
  • 2 cups of chopped green beans.
  • 2 cups of halved cherry tomatoes
  • 12 kalamata olives - diced
  • ¼ cup of parsley - minced
  • ⅓ cup of walnuts
  • 2 oz of feta cheese - diced
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 6 twists of black pepper
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Add green beans to cook with the pasta about 3 minutes before the pasta is done cooking.
  3. When the time is up, drain pasta and green beans.
  4. Slice cherry tomatoes in half and add to a large bowl.
  5. Dice olives and add to cherry tomatoes in the bowl.
  6. Add walnuts to cherry tomatoes in the bowl.
  7. Mince parsley and set aside.
  8. Dice feta and set aside.
  9. Whisk together juice of ½ lemon, 2 tbs olive oil, 1 minced garlic clove and 6 twists of black pepper.
  10. Add drained pasta and green beans to tomatoes in bowl. Add parsley and lemon dressing and stir to combine.
  11. Gently fold in feta and serve.

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