Ingredients:(Artichokes Cherry Tomato and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad)
2 green onions (sliced)
1 carrots (in matchsticks)
2 cups cherry tomatoes (halved)
1 cucumber (seeded and diced)
1/4 cup parsley
1 cup feta cheese (reduced-fat, crumbled)
3 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves (minced)
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp strawberry jam
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper (freshly ground)
8 ounce artichoke with 2 tbsp Juice
Instructions: (Artichokes Cherry Tomato and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad)
Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water according to the package, rinse under cold water and drain well, set aside.
Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add onions, garlic, rosemary, and oregano.
Sauté until onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
Add diced tomatoes with juices. Simmer until sauce thickens slightly, 3 minutes. Season sauce to taste with pepper if desired.
Return pasta to same pot.
Mix in artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, 3/4 cup cheese and 1/2 cup basil.
Transfer pasta to bowl.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese and 1/4 cup basil before serving.