Main Dishes

Garlic Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta with Lemon and Mint

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Are you looking for an easy pasta recipe for your busy weeknight dinners? This garlic roasted cherry tomato pasta is just what you need. It's ready in 30 minutes, but still full of modern and exciting flavors. Made with fresh and healthy ingredients, it's a balanced vegetarian meal idea for Meatless Monday (or any day of the week). Quick and light with lemon and vegetables, it's just what your summer needs.

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For the garlic roasted cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic chopped
2 tbsp capers chopped
2 pints cherry tomatoes halved
vine of the tomatoes optional, but encouraged
salt + black pepper to taste
1 tbsp brine from the capers
1/4 cup pasta cooking water optional
For the pasta
12 oz small pasta shapes I used fusilli
1/2 lemon zest only
1 lemon, filleted; fillets cut into bite-sized triangles
3 oz goat's or sheep's milk cheese, crumbled
1 large handful mint leaves
Make the garlic roasted cherry tomatoes: Heat a large stainless steel skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil and wait for it to come up to temperature. Add the garlic and capers and sauté until fragrant...
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Nutritions

Calories
107

Sodium
444mg
18% DV

Fat
4g
7% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV
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