Penne with Caramelized Onions Recipe

Serves: 4

This is a favorite recipe. I love wonderful taste of the pine nuts. I use gluten-free pasta.

Yield: 4 servings
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2 cups uncooked penne pasta
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
16 pitted greek olives, coarsely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute pine nuts and garlic in butter until golden brown; set aside.

In a large skillet, cook onion in oil over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the olives, salt, basil, oregano and pepper. Drain pasta; add to onion mixture. Stir in feta cheese and pine nut mixture. Yield: 4 servings.


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