Baked Feta Pasta Recipe- Step by Step Guide

Baked Feta Pasta Recipe- Step by Step Guide:-The Baked Feta Pasta fad has taken the internet by storm, and there is a good reason for this: it is highly flavorful, it is simple to make, and it is the ideal dish for someone who is looking for comfort food. This recipe calls for baking a block of feta cheese with cherry tomatoes until it becomes creamy and bursting with flavour. After that, the feta cheese and cherry tomatoes are tossed with cooked pasta to create a pasta dish that is both creamy and savoury, and it is sure to become a favourite among the family.

Baked Feta Pasta Recipe- Step by Step Guide

 

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In this article, we will discuss the recipe for this mouthwatering Baked Feta Pasta, as well as the nutritional information that it contains.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz (about 225g) cherry tomatoes
  • 1 block (8 oz) feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 oz (about 225g) pasta of your choice (such as penne, fusilli, or spaghetti)
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving (optional)

 

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Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius). Cherry tomatoes should be placed in a baking dish, and then two teaspoons of olive oil should be drizzled over them. to ensure that the tomatoes are evenly coated.
  • Make sure that the block of feta cheese is positioned in the middle of the baking dish that contains the cherry tomatoes.

 

  • Once the feta cheese has been coated, drizzle the remaining two tablespoons of olive oil over it. In addition to the tomatoes and feta, sprinkle some minced garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper on top of them.
  • Bake in an oven that has been warmed for around twenty-five to thirty minutes, or until the tomatoes are overflowing and the feta cheese has become golden and pliable.

 

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  • Cook the pasta until it reaches the al dente stage in accordance with the instructions provided on the package while the feta and tomatoes are baking. Prior to draining the pasta, set aside approximately half a cup of the water used to cook the pasta.
  • Get the baking dish out of the oven and set it aside. Using a potato masher or a fork, mash the feta cheese that has been softened and the cherry tomatoes until they come together to produce a sauce that is creamy.

 

  • Put the pasta that has been cooked into the baking dish together with the tomato sauce and the creamy feta cheese. To ensure that the pasta is evenly covered, toss all of the ingredients together. In order to thin up the sauce, you can add some of the pasta cooking water that you have set aside if it is too thick.
  • Depending on your preferences, taste the seasoning and add additional salt, pepper, or red pepper flakes if necessary.
  • Before serving, sprinkle the Baked Feta Pasta with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves for garnish.

 

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Nutritional Information (per serving – based on 4 servings):

  • Calories: 430 kcal
  • Total Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg
  • Sodium: 280mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 11g

 

Notes on Nutrition:

  • This Baked Feta Pasta is relatively high in calories and fat due to the olive oil and feta cheese. You can reduce the amount of olive oil for a lighter version.
  • Feta cheese adds a tangy and salty flavor to the dish while providing calcium and protein.
  • Cherry tomatoes are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and dietary fiber, contributing to the overall nutritional value of the pasta.
  • Whole wheat or gluten-free pasta can be used to increase fiber content or accommodate dietary preferences.
  • Fresh basil adds a burst of freshness and nutrients to the dish, but it’s optional and can be omitted if desired.

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