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Best Greek Pasta Recipe - How to Make Greek Pasta

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  1. 1 - lb. penne
  2. 2 - tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  3. 3/4 - lb. boneless chicken breasts
  4. 1 - tsp. dried oregano
  5. 2 cloves - garlic, minced
  6. 3/4 - c. half and half (or whole milk)
  7. 1 - (8-ounce) block cream cheese
  8. 1/2 - c. crumbled feta cheese
  9. 1 - tbsp. lemon juice
  10. 1 - tsp. lemon zest
  11. 1 1/2 - c. halved cherry tomatoes
  12. 1/2 - c. pitted Kalamata olives, halved
  13. 1 - cucumber, chopped
  14. 1/4 - c. chopped fresh dill


In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain  and set aside. 

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Season chicken with salt, pepper, and oregano then add to skillet. Cook until chicken is golden and cooked through, about 8 minutes per side. Remove from chicken from skillet and let rest for 5 minutes.

To the same skillet, heat remaining oil. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add half and half, cream cheese, and crumbled feta, and cook, stirring occasionally, until cheeses have melted. Stir in lemon juice and zest then season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cut chicken into 2" pieces then add to skillet with cooked pasta, cherry tomatoes, olives, cucumber, and dill. Toss until evenly combined.

Garnish with parsley before serving. 


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