Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Baked Feta Pasta

3 servings


45 minutes

total time


2 pt. cherry or grape tomatoes

1 shallot, quartered

3 cloves garlic, smashed

1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil, divided

Kosher salt

Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

1 (8-oz.) block feta

3 sprigs fresh thyme

10 oz. pasta

Zest of 1 lemon (optional)

Fresh basil, for garnish


Preheat oven to 400°. In a large ovenproof skillet or medium baking dish, combine tomatoes, shallot, garlic, and all but 1 tablespoon oil. Season with salt and red pepper flakes and toss to combine.

Place feta into center of tomato mixture and drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Scatter thyme sprigs over tomatoes. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until tomatoes are bursting and feta is golden on top.

Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente according to package directions. Reserve ½ cup pasta water before draining.

To skillet with tomatoes and feta, add cooked pasta, reserved pasta water, and lemon zest (if using) and stir until combined. Garnish with basil.


Serving Size




Total Fat

54 g

Saturated Fat

17 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat

0 g


67 mg


1127 mg

Total Carbohydrate

82 g

Dietary Fiber

7 g

Total Sugars

14 g


26 g

3 servings


45 minutes

total time
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