Pasta with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Roasting tomatoes in the oven gives them sweet, caramelized flavor – a great method for out-of-season tomatoes. Toss the roasted tomatoes with pasta for a delicious meatless dish. Photo credit: Caroline Edwards from Chocolate and Carrots.

Serves: 6
Serving Size: 1 cup
15 mins Prep time 1 hr Cook time
15 mins Prep time
1 hr Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place tomato halves, cut-sides up, in foil-lined 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Mix oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar and seasonings in small bowl. Spoon over tomatoes.

  • Roast 45 to 60 minutes until tomatoes are soft and browned on top.

  • Prepare pasta as directed on package. Drain well. Place 1/2 of the roasted tomatoes in large bowl. Coarsely mash tomatoes. Add pasta and remaining roasted tomatoes from baking pan; toss to mix well. Sprinkle with additional crushed red pepper, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 271Calories: 271Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 89mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 37g