TikTok Feta Pasta

Prep time: 8-10 minutes

Cook time: 40-45 minutes

Materials:

  • 2 pints Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 solid block Feta cheese
  • 12 ounces pasta of your choice
  • 4 shallots (1 diced/ 3 left whole)
  • 4 garlic cloves (1 diced/ 3 left whole)
  • 1 tsp salt (additional needed for pasta water)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 4-5 leaves fresh basil roughly chopped
  • 3-4 tbs. olive oil

Process:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized casserole dish add in the cherry tomatoes.
  3. Add in diced shallot and garlic, leave the whole pieces aside, we will need those later.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, oregano, and dried basil. Mix well using a spatula or my favorite tool, your hands.
  5. In the center of the dish place your block of feta cheese.
  6. Take the whole pieces of garlic and shallots and snuggle those in between the tomatoes.
  7. Bake 40-45 minutes or until cheese is slighlty golden brown.
  8. In the meantime cook your pasta according to package instructions.
  9. Drain pasta and set aside.
  10. Once tomatoes and cheese are done break the cheese up with a spoon and mix with the softened blistered tomatoes. Once your mixture is smooth add in your cooked pasta. Mix well.
  11. Top with fresh basil and ENJOY!

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