Fresh Summer Roasted Tomato Pasta

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Tomatoes are one of the most plentiful, seasonal fruits during the summer, and they come in all shapes and sizes! One of our favorite recipes this time of year is a slow-roasted tomato pasta. It’s well worth the wait to roast the tomatoes yourself, and it tastes terrific!

Fresh Summer Roasted Tomato Pasta Recipe:    Yields 6 servings


3 pounds of seasonal & organic medium-sized tomatoes (we used farmer’s market Heirlooms)

1/4 cup of Barbara Extra Virgin Olive Oil (divided)

2 1/4 teaspoons of high quality sea salt

5 whole peeled garlic cloves

1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper

16 ounces of uncooked linguine pasta

3/4 (3 ounces) shaved fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

3 tablespoons torn fresh basil

roasted tomato collage

pasta in pan collage









  1. Preheat oven to 225°.
  2. Core and cut tomatoes into thick slices. Then, place tomatoes on a jelly-roll pan; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of Barbara Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, and black pepper. Bake for 2-3 hours until slightly browned and almost sun-dried in texture.
  3. Heat a large, cast-iron skillet over low heat. Add 2 tablespoons of Barbara Extra Virgin Olive Oil and garlic; cook for 10 minutes, and stir occasionally. Remove garlic, and chop. Combine garlic, tomatoes, and red pepper in pan.
  4. Cook pasta in boiling water with 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt until almost al dente or slightly undercooked. Drain pasta, reserving 3/4 cup of the cooking liquid. Increase heat to medium-high for tomato mixture and stir in reserved cooking liquid. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for 3 minutes. Add pasta and cook for 1 minute, while tossing to combine. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Twirl and pile up your plate with this seasonal pasta.


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