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Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta

Recipe By Tessa Arias
September 20th, 2013

Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta is delightfully easy yet flavorful and will satisfy any pasta craving.

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: I love the salty, savory flavors of the salami and feta which are perfectly balanced by the nuttiness of the pasta and the freshness of the spinach.
Texture: Toothsome and satisfying.
Ease: Ultra quick and easy.
Appearance: All the different colors and shapes in the pasta dish make a feast for your eyes.
Pros: Quick, easy, tasty.
Cons: None, really.
Would I make this again? Yes

Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta is delightfully easy yet flavorful and will satisfy any pasta craving.
Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta from @handleheat - so simple, easy, and satisfying!

Salami is kind of a gross word. Like moist, squirt, or even blog. Salami as a word is not nearly as wonderful as salami as a food. I love salami and will add it to sandwiches and salads whenever I get the chance. It adds a level of savory flavor with almost no effort. I recently discovered how amazing salami is when added to pasta, hence this recipe! It’s meaty, salty, savory, and full of texture. Plus, the list of ingredients is short and it takes even less time to cook!

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How to make
Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Salami, Feta, and Spinach Pasta is delightfully easy yet flavorful and will satisfy any pasta craving.


  • 12 ounces whole wheat penne
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 6 ounces hard salami slices, cut into thin strips
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet. Add the salami and cook for 3 minutes, or until browned. Turn off the heat and add the spinach, garlic, and red pepper flakes and cook until the spinach is wilted down and the garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the salami, spinach, and garlic to the pasta along with the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add in the parsley, onions, and feta and toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Tieghan — September 20, 2013 at 4:51 am

    Perfect, quick and easy! Love this one!

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    ATasteOfMadness — September 22, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Wow, this pasta looks perfect! I am in love with everything feta, so this is right up my alley!

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts — September 23, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    What a gorgeous pasta. We often time have a little bit of salami in the fridge, this would be perfect for it! Sharing it on my FB page later this week – Thanks

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    Corrie — November 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    I was debating about adding sundried tomatoes for a splash of color and flavor. Do you think that would work with this dish? TIA.

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    Salamis Recipes — March 13, 2015 at 5:46 am

    This is so delicious! I want to make my own.

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