H.How many bowls of baked feta noodles are too many bowls of baked feta noodles? (Don’t answer that.) While the TikTok viral recipe (a great mix of feta, tomato, and noodle) doesn’t require any changes, that doesn’t stop food bloggers from creatively improving it with certain dietary restrictions and variation in ingredients, to change tastes and nutritional profiles.
You can do it with a variety of pasta shapes, but what about spaghetti squash? Maybe goat cheese instead of feta? Olives to replace the tomatoes? That’s what makes it so popular – the fact that you can easily swap out one ingredient for another. Regardless of how you use it, feta is a nutritionist-approved choice: “A little cheese is healthy because of its vitamin D, calcium, and protein,” says Desiree Nielsen, RD.
There are already many new iterations of the viral shell. For starters, Yumna Jawad of Feed Good Foodie switched her original recipe for baked feta noodle by adding olives, tomatoes, feta and onions and making a dip out of them. Below are four more of our most popular baked feta recipes.
The best baked feta recipes
1. Baked feta with tomatoes and chickpeas
Photo: Smitten Kitchen
This back feta recipe gets a big protein boost by using chickpeas in place of pasta. Just bake them with the feta and cherry tomatoes and stir everything when it’s time to enjoy.
Get the Recipe: Baked feta with tomatoes and chickpeas
2. Vegan baked feta noodles
Vegan food blogger Remy Park’s dairy-free feta dish uses Violife Feta ($ 96 for 8). She swaps Modern Table lentil spiral noodles ($ 21 for 6) for extra protein.
Get the Recipe: Vegan baked feta noodles
3. Baked feta and mushroom noodles
Photo: Cooking with Ayeh
If you’re not a huge fan of tomatoes, no problem. This baked feta recipe uses a mixture of mushrooms, onions, garlic, spinach, and pine nuts.
Get the Recipe: Baked feta and mushroom noodles
4. Spaghetti squash with baked feta
Photo: Eating bird seed
There is no pasta in this dish. Instead, the recipe combines spaghetti squash with cherry tomatoes, feta and basil for a nutritious, high-fiber meal.
Get the Recipe: Spaghetti Pumpkin with Baked Feta
How to eat pasta every day, according to a nutritionist:
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