Mini Heirloom Roasted Tomato Pasta

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb tomato, mini heirloom
  • 1 lb pasta
  • 1 cup pasta water, reserved
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • fresh basil, to garnish
  • red pepper flakes, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  2. Place mini heirloom tomatoes onto non-stick baking sheet. Add 1 tbsp olive oil over top the tomatoes & sprinkle on salt/pepper.

  3. When oven is ready, add baking sheet into the oven and roast tomatoes for 25 minutes until they begin to burst open.

  4. Heat pot with salted (1 tsp) water and bring to a boil.

  5. When water is boiling, add pasta & cook until al dente.

  6. While pasta is cooking & tomatoes are roasting, add 8 cloves of garlic into a non-stick frying pan. Add 2-3 tbsp olive oil and heat garlic over medium heat until they become fragrant. 

  7. When pasta is ready, reserve 1 cup of pasta water and set aside.

  8. Remove tomatoes from the oven and add to the frying pan with the garlic. Add pasta water and allow all ingredients to mix together for 2-3 minutes.

  9. Drain pasta & add to frying pan. 

  10. Mix all ingredients together & top with finely sliced basil. Serve & enjoy!