This pasta is simple and uncomplicated and yet it’s full of flavor with the sweetness of the tomatoes and the saltiness of the olives and cheese. It works great for a big family gathering or get together of friends. Toss it all together and put it in a big bowl in the center of your table and let everyone dig right in. You might want to double the recipe because it will go fast.


  • 1/2 cup dry pack sun dried tomatoes *see notes
  • 8 oz thin whole grain spaghetti
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 5 oz package fresh spinach (you can use more if desired)
  • 2 oz pitted and sliced kalamata olives or black olives
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Soak tomatoes in hot water 10 minutes or until soft. Drain and chop.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, cover and set aside.
  3. Warm 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions and oregano. Cook about 10 minutes or until onions are tender.
  4. Add spinach and cook until spinach is wilted, about 3-4 minutes.

    After the spinach has wilted add the tomatoes and olives

  5. Add olives and tomatoes, heat until warmed.
  6. Gently toss in the pasta and the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and stir until all the ingredients are evenly combined.
  7. Sprinkle with the crumbled feta cheese.

Nutritional Info:

Makes 8 servings.

Serving size about 1/2 cup.

Nutrients per serving:  Calories: 241.5, Cal. from Fat: 102, Total Fat: 11.5g, Sat. Fat: 3.5g, Carbs: 26g, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 3.5g, Protein: 6.5g, Sodium: 393.5mg, Chol: 16.5mg


You can also use sun dried tomatoes packed in oil. Drain the oil and reserve 3 tablespoons. Omit the olive oil and use the reserved oil from the tomatoes to saute the onions and toss the pasta.

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