Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta

48 Shares
0
0
48

This burst cherry tomato pasta is a simple recipe that’s full of flavor. It’s an easy dinner that you’ll love! It’s ready in less than 20 minutes.

Why You’ll Love this Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

If you want a hearty, tasty dinner that’s ready in less than 20 minutes, this is the recipe for you! It’s got loads of flavor and the just burst tomatoes are like little pockets of joy in each bite. This is a recipe that will be popular with the whole family.

Cherry Tomato Pasta Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 24 ounces cherry tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons roughly chopped mint

How to Make an Easy Pasta Recipe

This recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes. Here’s what you’ll need to do.

  1. Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling on the stovetop. Cook the rigatoni according to package directions. 
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add the olive oil and allow it to get very hot. 
  3. Add the shallots and the garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute before adding the cherry tomatoes. Stir the tomatoes to coat them in the oil and then allow them to sauté for 5 to 8 minutes or until most of them have burst. 
  4. Reserve 1/3 cup of pasta water before draining. 
  5. Combine the pasta with the reserved water, parmesan, and tomatoes, stirring until the parmesan is melted. Top with the mint and serve. 

More Incredible Pasta Recipes

We love a pasta dinner night – if you do too, we think you’ll like these recipes.

  • Easy Lemon Chicken Pasta – a fantastic lemon chicken pasta is full of flavor! It’s a delicious, weeknight meal that you will love. 
  • Pesto Pasta Salad – this healthy pesto pasta salad recipe is full of flavor. The roasted veggies, grilled corn, and homemade pesto make this a standout summer recipe.
  • Creamy Zucchini Pasta with Lemon – a pasta recipe that’s made with spiralized zucchini noodles and linguini noodles. It has a rich, decadent sauce made from cream, butter, and lemon that’s brightened up with fresh herbs.

Tips for this Delightful Tomato Pasta

  • If you don’t have cherry tomatoes, you can chop up regular tomatoes and sauté them for the same amount of time.
  • If you can’t find rigatoni, you can use any other chunky pasta types, like penne, cavatappi, gemelli, or farfalle.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta

Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta

This burst cherry tomato pasta is a simple recipe that's full of flavor.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 24 ounces cherry tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons roughly chopped mint

Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling on the stovetop. Cook the rigatoni according to package directions. 
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add the olive oil and allow it to get very hot. 
  3. Add the shallots and the garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute before adding the cherry tomatoes. Stir the tomatoes to coat them in the oil and then allow them to sauté for 5 to 8 minutes or until most of them have burst. 
  4. Reserve 1/3 cup of pasta water before draining. 
  5. Combine the pasta with the reserved water, parmesan, and tomatoes, stirring until the parmesan is melted. Top with the mint and serve. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 500Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 1186mgCarbohydrates: 65gFiber: 5gSugar: 13gProtein: 13g

48 Shares
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *