PASTA WITH ROASTED TOMATOES
Recipe by My Stained Apron (www.mystainedapron.com)
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
2 T fresh Thyme leaves
3 cloves garlic, crushed
drizzle olive oil
drizzle balsamic vinegar
1 lb spaghetti noodles
1/2 lb fresh mozzarella, cut in 1/2 inch cubes
1 1/2 cups fresh basil, chopped
kosher salt, to taste
1/4 cup grated Parmesan (plus more for serving, if desired)
Cut tomatoes in half and lay out on a cookie sheet. Sprinkle with garlic, thyme, olive oil, and vinegar.
Toss to coat. Roast at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
Cook spaghetti noodles. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking liquid.
Toss spaghetti with roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, parmesan, and salt.
Add a drizzle of olive oil, and 1/4 cup of the pasta liquid. Add remaining 1/4 cup of liquid if needed.