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Greek Style Mac and (Feta) Cheese

Creamy and tangy pasta with a Greek touch, but without all the fat.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Elena Paravantes RDN

Ingredients

  • ½ pound pasta
  • 3 ounces feta
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 tablespoon mint
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped olives
  • Pepper/Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 350 Fahrenheit (180 C)
  • Boil the pasta according to the directions
  • In a pan heat about 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil and sauté the onion and pepper until soft.
  • Add the herbs and olives and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a bowl mash the feta with yogurt and cream cheese until creamy. Add some pepper.
  • Once the pasta in boiled, drain and put back in the pot and add the cooked vegetables and the rest of the olive oil.
  • Add the cheese sauce and mix well. You can sprinkle a small amount of dry cheese such as parmesan on top.
  • Pour into a casserole and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes.