Baked Feta Cheese, roasted tomatoes, garlic, vinegar and spices become a quick and delicious pasta … [+] sauce.
How does a recipe go viral? That’s a question that I don’t know the answer to, but among the variables it has to be easy to make and deliver great flavor. And the Baked Feta Tomato Pasta dish is easy to make and delivers great flavor.
As soon as I saw it on TikTok and Instagram, I knew that I had to try it. It reminded me of a Spanish tapas of baked goat cheese and tomato sauce that I used to get at one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago. They served it with garlic bread, and you mixed the cheese and tomatoes yourself as you slathered the bread with it.
Gimmick or not, how could it not be as delicious as it was easy? I looked in my fridge and I had Greek feta packed in brine, and multi-colored cherry tomatoes so I was in business. I added a healthy glug of elderberry vinegar because I had it, but you could use balsamic. I also drizzled the top of the Feta cheese with olive oil and sprinkled it with Za’atar spice. I used what I had in my pantry and I added my own touch which is what everyone should do with a recipe like this…