Penne with dried tomatoes
A very "interesting" combination of ingredients, full of mediterranean taste...
500 gr. pasta - penne
200 gr. dried tomatoes
200 gr. feta cheese, crumbled
¾ cup of olive oil
1 cup sweet red wine (Mavrodafni of Patras)
basil (fresh or dry)
Soak dried tomatoes for a while in the wine and then drain and cut in the middle. Heat olive oil in a saucepan (low heat) and add one clove garlic, optionally, that take out after 2-3 minutes. Add dried tomatoes, red wine, one tablespoon of basilic and a little pepper, mix and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Boil penne in plenty of fresh water seasoned with salt for 10-12 minutes. Drain and discard the water. Pour the sauce on the top of penne, add the feta cheese and mix until well combined all ingredients. Sprinkle with freshgrinded pepper and serve.