Monday, June 1, 2020

Garlic Roasted Tomato Red Lentil Pasta with Arugula and Toasted Pine Nuts

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For the garlic roasted tomatoes and crush

  • two
    scarlet tomatoes

  • i
    medium xanthous squelch, diced into one/two'' pieces

  • three
    garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 one/two
    extra virgin olive crude

  • ane/iv
    common salt

  • one/four

For the pasta

  • 12
    ruby lentil pasta*

  • 1/iv
    extra virgin olive rock oil

  • three
    garlic, thinly sliced

  • two
    infant arugula

  • one/3
    pino nuts, toasted

  • 1/three
    loving cup
    torn fresh basil leaves, summation extra basil leaves for serving

  • ane/two
    freshly grated parmesan cheese, summation extra for serving

  • table salt together with pepper to gustatory modality


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉. Line a rimmed baking sail alongside parchment. Place the tomatoes, mash, too garlic on the baking sheet as well as toss to coat amongst the olive fossil oil, salt, too pepper. Roast for xv-twenty minutes, stirring in one case or twice during baking, until tomatoes accept outburst in addition to are golden on the edges.

  2. Bring a large pot of H2O to a boil for the pasta. Season liberally amongst common salt. Cook pasta according to package directions. While tomatoes together with squeeze are roasting, and water is coming to a boil, brand the garlic oil.

  3. Heat olive fossil oil inward a pocket-sized saucepan or skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté for a infinitesimal around, or until garlic is fragrant too rattling lightly brown on the edges (it volition burn down chop-chop and so lookout carefully!). Remove from oestrus right away too pour into a pocket-sized bowl to cease cooking.

  4. Once pasta is finished cooking, drain together with place back into the pot or a big bowl. Add the roasted tomatoes in addition to squash, arugula, toasted pino nuts, basil, grated parm, garlic oil, a couplet big pinches of common salt in addition to freshly cracked pepper, too toss to combine. Season to gustation with additional table salt and pepper if desired, and serve with extra parmesan in addition to basil leaves on peak. 

Recipe Notes

*I beloved the cherry lentil pasta from Trader Joe'sec - it's called "Trader Joe'second Organic Red Lentil Sedanini", but any pasta volition function here!

Overhead shot of a bowl of pasta filled with roasted tomatoes, summer squash, arugula, and parmesan cheese with two large silver utensils in the bowl