Pasta Caprese with Roasted Tomatoes

Pasta Caprese with Roasted Tomatoes

Lactose Free Pasta Caprese with Roasted Tomatoes Recipe
Lactose Free Pasta Caprese with Roasted Tomatoes

Here’s a quick, easy, and clean twist on an Italian favorite.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 lb. pasta, we used Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • freshly ground sea salt and pepper
  • 1 t balsamic vinegar
  • 9 sticks or approximately 6 oz. of Apollo’s Gift, cubed
  • 2-3 T fresh basil, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut tomatoes in half or thirds depending upon their size.
  3. Place the tomatoes in a baking pan.
  4. Pour the olive oil over the tomatoes and sprinkle with the minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Roast the tomatoes for 20-25 minutes until soft.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  7. When the tomatoes are soft and roasted, removed them from the oven.
  8. Let them cool slightly and then add the vinegar, mixing thoroughly.
  9. Cube the Apollo’s Gift cheese.
  10. When the pasta is finished cooking, drain it but do not rinse. Place the pasta in a large serving bowl.
  11. Add the cubed cheese, tomato mixture, and basil to the pasta. Mix gently as the cheese begins to melt.
  12. Top the pasta with a bit more freshly ground sea salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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