Avocado Feta Salsa

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Cheese(s): Feta

Prep. Time: 20 min

Serves: 2 hr 20 min

Cook Time: n/a

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Ingredients

  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 ripe avocado - peeled, pitted and chopped

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon red or white wine vinegar

  • 4 ounces Cucina Andolina crumbled feta cheese

Directions

In a bowl, gently stir together tomatoes, avocados, onion, and garlic. Mix in parsley and oregano. Gently stir in olive oil and vinegar. Then stir in feta. Cover, and chill for 2 to 6 hours.

Grape and Feta Salad

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Cheese(s): Feta

Prep. Time: 30 min

Serves: 30 min

Cook Time: n/a

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Ingredients

  • 1 head iceberg - rinsed, dried and torn into bite sized pieces

  • 1 head leaf lettuce - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces

  • 2 carrots, sliced

  • 8 ounces broccoli florets

  • 5 radishes, chopped

  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • 1 pound red seedless grapes

  • 1 cup chopped almonds

  • 1 5/8 cups Cucina Andolina crumbled feta cheese

  • 1 cup Greek vinaigrette salad dressing (optional)

Directions

In a large serving bowl, toss together the iceberg lettuce, leaf lettuce, carrots, broccoli, radishes and tomatoes. Place the grapes on top. You may chill the salad until needed at this point if you wish. Just before serving, sprinkle in the almonds and feta cheese. Toss with the salad dressing to taste, if desired.

Mostaccioli with Spinach and Feta

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Cheese(s): feta

Prep. Time: 20 min

Serves: 30 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes

  • 10 ounces fresh spinach, washed and chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 8 ounces Cucina Andolina feta cheese

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and set aside. Heat oil in a large pot. Add tomatoes, spinach, and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes, or until spinach is wilted and mixture is thoroughly heated. Add pasta and cheese; cook 1 minute. Season to taste with salt and pepper