ZENB Rotini with Baked Feta & Cherry Tomatoes

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 35 minutes

TOTAL TIME 40 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 411g
Servings: 4

Calories: 470

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat15g19%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium360mg16%
Carbohydrates62g23%
Dietary Fiber13g46%
Total Sugar7g
Protein23g
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 15%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 244mg 20%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 1054mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Rotini Pasta

Have you seen the Baked Feta Trend on Tik Tok? Try it with delicious ZENB Rotini Pasta. A healthier twist on a new favorite prepared with fresh tomatoes and yummy feta while also providing a good source of fiber.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 ounce chunk feta cheese
  • 4 cups assorted cherry tomatoes
  • 3 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 small lemon, zested
  • Freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Place feta cheese in center of 3 quart or 13x9-inch baking dish. Arrange tomatoes, garlic and half the basil around cheese. Drizzle dish evenly with olive oil. Sprinkle with oregano and red pepper. Bake 30 minutes, or until tomato skins have burst and cheese is softened.

2.

Meanwhile, cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain.

3.

Remove baking dish from oven. Break up cheese and crush tomatoes with wooden spoon. Stir in pasta and remaining basil; toss gently until well combined. Sprinkle with zest and pepper before serving.

Tasty Tips

Keep in mind that the saltiness of feta cheese varies from brand to brand. Season after all ingredients are mixed together, if needed.

Substitute fresh Italian parsley or chives for the basil.

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