Got your attention did I?
Well I was craving some comfort food amongst this warm weather (why, I have no idea), and wanted to make a seasonally appropriate dish… here is what I put together:
Heirloom Tomtato and Burrata Pasta
- 10-12 heirloom tomatoes
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 lb. pasta (I used quinoa spaghetti that worked well)
- course sea salt
- freshly ground pepper
- Burrata cheese (how much depends on you decadent you want it – I used 1/2 a ball
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Slice tomatoes in half and transfer to a mixing bowl.
- Top with mixture of olive oil, vinegar, garlic and heavy seasoning of salt and pepper (about 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt). Mix until combined.
- Spread tomato mixture on a foil lined baking sheet and roast for 30 minutes (you want the tomatoes to be caramelized).
- While tomatoes are roasting, cook pasta in salted water until al dente and drain.
- Return noodles back to pot and once tomatoes are ready, add complete contents of baking sheet (tomatoes and their juices – not the foil) to the pot.
- Depending on how would like to present it, either add the burrata in now and give it a good stir, or individually plate the pasta and give each person their own portion of burrata atop their pasta.
- Garnish with herbs (basil works best, but chives, parsley, or whatever you can get your hands on should do the trick!)