The cult Tik Tok baked feta pasta done with Nuush style!
Heat the oven to about 180 degrees (160 fan)
Place the tomatoes in an oven-proof shallow dish and leave a space in the middle for the feta. Now place the feta block in the space and drizzle over lots of olive oil (I’ll leave the amount to your discretion but you need a good few glugs.)
Sprinkle on the herbs, chilli flakes, pepper and salt and snuggle the garlic cloves in amongst the tomatoes. Throw on a little bit of the fresh basil too.
Bake for between 25-35 mins or until the tomatoes are soft and the feta has a golden glow. Might take a few mins more, depends on the demeanour of your oven.
Mean time cook the pasta al dente so that’s it’s ready at the same time as the feta and toms. I don’t need to tell you how to cook pasta, hopefully!
When the feta and toms are done take them out, squish the toms and feta all together and tip in the drained pasta. Swirl it about to mix thouroughly but you should still be able to see some visible tomato rather than it being amalgamated.
Serve with more black pepper, a squeeze of lemon and more fresh basil and a BIG side salad.
Feta cheese is not only high in calcium, iodine and vitamin B12 but it’s a fermented food and therefore provides probiotic benefits, especially if you use the water it comes in too.
Happiness is… Making a whole salad just to pick the feta out of it.