Kalamata Olive, Tomato, and Cheese Melt

Kalamata Olive, Tomato, and Cheese Melt


"Rotini pasta is tossed with tomatoes, kalamata olives, and peppers, topped with feta and Cheddar cheeses, and baked until golden brown and bubbly. Delicious."


55 m servings 489 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 489 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 18 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 815 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute onion, jalapeno, and green bell pepper until onions are soft and translucent. Stir in tomatoes, wine, and kalamata olives. Simmer 15 minutes. Toss pasta with sauce until evenly coated. Pour into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with feta cheese and Cheddar cheese.
  3. Bake 5 minutes in the preheated oven. Set oven to broiler setting. Broil for 5 minutes, or until topping is golden brown and bubbly.
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  1. 38 Ratings


I really enjoyed this pasta dish and my husband said it was awesome. Based on outher reviews that it lacked flavor, I added roasted red peppers and sun dried tomatoes. I also used vegetable ro...

This turned out great, bold and delicious. I followed the general suggestions regarding not enough sauce. I used more like 30 kalamatas, most of an older bell pepper, two jalapenos and seeds (al...

Great-serve with Greek salad-

This dish was fantastic! I wouldn't change a thing. The kalamata olives are what really makes this dish so I wouldn't recommend substituting them, unless you really dislike them. Be sure to f...

This is one of our favorite recipes we have found on this site. I omit the jalapeno peppers, use a mexican blend cheese instead of the cheddar and add diced chicken. I toss everything together i...

I was a little wary of this recipe, as it seemed like a strange, fancy casserole. I'm glad my love of kalamata olives and feta cheese won out. This was fabulous - definitely a keeper. And I a...

I love Feta cheese and really wanted to try it in a recipe. Not only that, but I have a Vegetarian roomate, so I was excited about this recipe and it was fantastic! It's like a cooked pasta sala...

This recipe was delicious. The wine gave it a wonderful flavor but I think it could be left out. My husband who is a very fussy eater also asked me to make it again. Great recipe!

I thought this was okay as a side dish, but the kids thought it was boring. I think it needed more sauce and maybe some extra seasonings.