Penne with Tomato, Basil, Olives, & Pecorino
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Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces cherry tomatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 3.5 ounces kalamata olives, halved
  • 1 small bunch fresh basil, torn
  • 1 chunk pecorino cheese, grated
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees, then bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Place the tomatoes into a large roasting tin, drizzle them with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Place in warm oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Once water is boiling, add the penne pasta and cook until al dente.
  4. Once roasted, squish the tomatoes with a fork to release juices. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and set aside.
  5. Combine the drained pasta, tomato mixture, olives, and basil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve with grated pecorino.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe by Kara In the Kitchen at http://karainthekitchen.com/penne-with-tomato-basil-olives-pecorino/