Easy Pesto Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes
Written and photographed by Sabrina Russo
Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes is an easy, delicious dish that's perfect for a quick weeknight meal. It's a favorite summer pasta in my house.
-pasta -tomatoes -extra virgin olive oil -basil -pine nuts -garlic -parmesan cheese -lemon (optional)
Slice any larger tomatoes in half or quarters. Roast tomatoes for 6-12 minutes or until softened and blistered.
Grind nuts and garlic in food processer. Add basil and pulse. Stream in olive oil while blending. Stir in cheese, lemon and salt.
Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente. Drain reserving a cup of water. Toss pasta with sauce and tomatoes. Add water as needed.