4.93 from 13 votes
Review Recipe

FRESH TOMATO PASTA

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Tender pasta tossed with garlic’d roasted cherry tomatoes and fresh basil. This easy dish is the perfect weeknight pasta and takes just minutes to prepare!
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Ingredients

  • 6 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 lb refrigerated pasta or use boxed if you prefer
GARNISH
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Gently toss all ingredients (except the pasta).
  3. Place on a foil lined pan and roast at 425 degrees for 15 minutes or until softened. Broil 1-2 minutes to add a little bit of char/color once softened.
  4. Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm. Drain (do not rinse) and place in a large bowl.
  5. Add tomatoes (and any pan juices) to the pasta and toss to combine.
  6. Serve and garnish with fresh herbs and parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 504, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 88mg, Sodium: 190mg, Potassium: 711mg, Carbohydrates: 73g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 18g, Vitamin A: 1210%, Vitamin C: 51.9%, Calcium: 152%, Iron: 5.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword cherry tomato pasta, easy, light