Baked Feta Pasta
This baked feta pasta combines tomatoes, feta, olive oil, basil and garlic with pasta.
Servings: 4 Servings
- 20 oz cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 8 oz block of feta
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 lb dry pasta of choice
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil roughly chopped
- red pepper flakes optional
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200C).
Pour tomatoes into a 9" x 13" oven-proof baking dish. Add olive oil and stir to coat. Place the block of feta into the middle. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake for 30 minutes.
In the meantime, cook and drain the pasta, according to package directions.
When done, remove the dish from the oven. Add the chopped basil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Stir carefully to combine. Avoid over-stirring. Some bits of feta should remain.
Add pasta to the dish and stir to coat.
- Use any dried pasta you like: penne, bowties, macaroni
- If you don't have fresh tomatoes, you can substitute with canned cherry tomatoes
Calories: 719kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 656mg | Potassium: 611mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1012IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 326mg | Iron: 3mg