Penne with Squash, Feta and Basil
This dish combines squash with salty feta cheese and penne pasta for a super quick and easy summer dinner. The squash caramelizes as it sautés, deepening the flavor of this abundant summer vegetable. Goat cheese easily stands in for the feta.
- 4 cups yellow or green squash sliced
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 4 ounces feta cheese or Noble Springs goat cheese
- 4 cups hot cooked penne pasta
- Fresh basil roughly torn
Sauté the squash in the olive oil in a skillet over high heat until browned; about 10 minutes. Top with feta cheese. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes, until the cheese melts.
Add the hot pasta to the skillet and toss well, adding pasta cooking water as needed. Top with basil and serve.
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