Mediterranean pasta

Super quick and full of flavour. The marinated vegetables can be substituted for whatever you have on hand.


  • 250g spaghetti, tagliatelle or fettucine
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 red onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 280g marinated artichoke pieces, drained
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted, chopped
  • 1/2 cup drained sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbs capers, drained, chopped (can substitute a couple of anchovies if desired)
  • 250g feta, crumbled
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Couple of handfuls of baby spinach leaves, sliced thinly (optional)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Cook pasta as per packet directions. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Maenwhile, heat oil in frying pan and cook onion and garlic until the onion softens slightly. Add the artichoke pieces, olives, sundried tomatoes and capers and cook for about 2 minutes until warmed through. Add the artichoke mixture, feta and basil to the pasta and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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