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Baked Feta Pasta

Baked feta cheese and oven roasted cherry tomatoes are tossed with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper to make this easy, savory dish.
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 1-2 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 block greek feta cheese
  • 12 oz pasta
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • fresh basil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Rinse your cherry tomatoes and put in them in the baking dish.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper. Give them a good shake or toss to make sure they're fully coated.
  • Add the block of feta cheese to the center of the baking dish.
  • Drizzle the remaining olive oil. Season the feta cheese with salt and pepper. Add garlic cloves to the baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes.
  • While cherry tomatoes and feta cheese are baking, cook the pasta according the instructions on the package.
  • Once the tomatoes and feta have finished cooking,remove from oven. Use a fork to mash them.
  • Stir the mixture together with a wooden spoon.
  • Add pasta and toss to coat.
  • Garnish with fresh basil. Enjoy!

Notes

Use full fat feta cheese.
To make this vegan, substitute with vegan feta cheese. 
For a low carb version, switch the pasta with zoodles, spaghetti squash or even chickpea pasta.