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Fetta Mo' Betta Spaghetti

Fetta Mo' Betta Spaghetti

3 medium, ripe tomatoes seeded and cut into half-inch pieces
1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
1/4 lb feta cheese, crumbled
3 Tbsp drained capers
3 Tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp fresh-ground black pepper
3/4 lb spaghetti
6 Tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced

In a large glass or stainless steel bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, feta, capers, parsley, salt and pepper.
In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the spaghetti until al dente, about 9 minutes.

In a medium-size frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then add the garlic, stir-frying for one minute. Add the cooked pasta (pulled directly from the pot of water, instead of draining first) to the garlic oil, then add the tomato mixture, fry one more minute and serve with garlic toast and salad.

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