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Penne with Squash, Feta and Basil

Edible Nashville
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.
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  • 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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