As an Italian dish, pasta maintains its well-known and popular position on the table. It is an undeniable fact that roasted tomatoes and pasta are great together. You can cook roasted tomato pasta by basically mixing roasted tomatoes with pasta and it would be delicious.
Best Tomatoes for Roasted Tomato Pasta
Tomatoes are the essential past in roasted tomato pasta because roasted tomatoes and pasta are great together. For making your pasta taste better, you need to find delicious tomatoes. Gourmet 212 offers you various tomatoes, each one more delicious than the other. If you want to make your pasta with dried tomatoes, you can use Gourmet 212’s Sun Dried Tomatoes Marinated product so you can taste the different flavor of dried tomatoes combining with pasta. If you want to get the pleasure of fresh tomatoes, Gourmet 212’s Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes would be the perfect choice for you. When you find the perfect tomato for your palatal delight, you can start to cook your delicious pasta.
How to Roast Tomatoes?
Roasted tomatoes in pasta are good choices because roasting them concentrates the tomatoes’ flavors, softens their natural acidity and caramelizes the sugar inside them until they become irresistibly sweet and delicious. Also, roasted tomato pastas have very practical recipes if you use ready to use tomatoes like Gourmet 212’s.
As in its name, tomatoes need to be roasted slowly (slow roasted tomatoes). It can take some time but we assure you, the result would be worth it. You just need a few ingredients such as tomatoes, basil, garlic and oil.
Pre-preheat the oven to 250 degrees F° (approximately 120 degree C°). Cut the tomatoes into pieces and spread them on a tray. Then, sprinkle the chopped garlic and fresh basil over the tomatoes. Lightly pour olive oil over the tomato. After that, sprinkle a little salt and pepper over the ingredients. Put the tray in the oven and wait for it getting ready with trying not to go mad because of its incredible smell. After about 2 hours, occasionally checking the tomatoes to make sure they don't burn. If there has been no decaying, check occasionally to make sure that they go for another hour or two (four hours at the most!). Then, you can start cooking the rest your roasted tomatoes and pasta dish.
What Do I Need to Make This Recipe?
Sometimes you cook dishes with plenty of ingredients but sometimes you just need a few. Roasted tomato in pasta recipe is the latter. You can make this roasted tomato pasta with a few simple ingredients. Do not underestimate the recipe because the ingredients are basic. You won’t believe how much you will enjoy them.
The main ingredient is pasta. 340 g of spaghetti or any long, thin pasta would be fine. To make the sauce, the ingredients you need are given below:
- 5-6 large tomatoes or 10-12 cherry tomatoes
- 1 head chopped garlic
- 1 cup chopped fresh basil
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 cup vermouth or white wine
- Pepper and salt
Roasted Tomato Pasta Recipe Instructions
Pre-preheat the oven to 250 degrees F ° (approximately 120 degree C°). Cut the tomatoes into pieces and spread them on a tray. Then, sprinkle the chopped garlic and fresh basil over the tomatoes. Lightly pour olive oil over the tomato. After that, sprinkle a little salt and pepper over the ingredients. Put the tray in the oven and wait for it getting ready with trying not to go mad because of its incredible smell. After about 2 hours, the tomatoes should be cooked; remember checking the tomatoes to make sure they don't burn. (You can also check this recipe in the “How to Roast Tomatoes” section.)
Take a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta and add some salt into it. After boiling the salted water. Cook pasta just until it becomes al dente, according to package instructions.
When the pasta is ready, add the pasta directly from the boiling water with strainer to the pan of tomato sauce you made. Mix the pasta with the sauce until it becomes well-coated in the sauce. Be careful that the sauce is thin. To get this, you can add some of the pasta cooking water if you need to loosen the sauce up.
Take the roated tomato pasta, which is ready to serve, onto a plate. Pour a little extra virgin olive oil on the pasta before serving. You can also add some grated cheese on the pasta.
When you complete those simple instructions, your delicious pasta will be ready to eat. You can enjoy this great yet simple dish. Bon appetite!