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Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Over The Big Moon


  • 3 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces rigatoni pasta
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mozzarella sliced
  • salt and pepper optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 F. In a bowl mix the tomatoes with 2 Tbsp olive oil, 3/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Then place on a baking sheet and roast in oven for 15-18 minutes.
  • While that is cooking, boil the water for the pasta. Add it and cook al dente according to package. Save about 1/4-1/2 cup pasta water.
  • In a skillet, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil on medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for approximately 2-4 minutes, and then add it to the bowl of tomatoes.
  • Add pasta to the bowl using a little bit of the reserved water to loosen everything up. Toss in the basil and add salt and pepper as needed.