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Baked feta pasta
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Authentic Baked Feta and Tomatoes

For this delicious traditional Greek dish, feta and tomatoes along with a hot pepper are roasted until soft and melty.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword Baked Feta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Baking Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author OliveTomato.com

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces (400 g) cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces (120 g) feta in a block not crumbled
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 small hot pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped mint or basil
  • 4 oz (about 1 cup) dry penne pasta or similar type optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 350 F (180 C)
  • In medium sized baking dish spread the tomatoes.
  • Drizzle 2 tablespoons over the tomatoes and toss.
  • Place the feta in the center of the baking dish, sprinkle with oregano, black pepper and place the hot pepper on top of the feta. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Bake for 35 minutes. If adding pasta, start boiling it now and set aside.
  • Remove from oven and smash the feta -tomato a bit before serving.
  • Sprinkle with chopped mint before serving

Notes

  • To serve as an appetizer, accompany with some bread.
  • To serve as a meal, add the pasta and mix.