Sautéed Onions, Nuts, and Feta over Pasta


Sautéed Onions, Nuts, and Feta over Pasta

Servings 24 Servings
Calories 281.5 kcal


  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic minced
  • 6 jumbo Idaho-E Oregon yellow onions chopped
  • 2/3 c. brown sugar packed
  • 3 c. walnuts almonds or pecans, chopped
  • 1 lb. 8 oz. part-skim Feta cheese crumbled
  • 24 oz. hot cooked pasta your choice


  • In large pan, sauté garlic in butter over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in onions and continue cooking over medium-high heat until tender, about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add brown sugar and walnuts; cook and stir just until sugar melts. Remove from heat.
  • Add cheese and stir just to combine.
  • To serve, portion ½ cup onion mixture over cooked pasta or over steamed vegetables.


281.5 calories, 10.4 g protein, 10 g fat, 38.2 g carbohydrate, 51.1 mg cholesterol, 2.7 g fiber, 120 mg sodium, 4 g saturated fat, 32% of calories from fat.