The combination of fresh herbs with roasted tomatoes gives this dish a fantastic flavour and aroma – and it only takes minutes to make! Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Total time: 35 minutes Serves 4
Serves : 1
Difficulty : medium
1. Preheat the oven to 200oC, gas mark 6.
2. Place the tomatoes, garlic, onion, courgette slices, pine nuts, thyme, half the basil, oil and vinegar in a roasting tin, season and roast for 20 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, drain and return to the pan. Stir in the tomatoes with all the juices and the remaining basil, season to taste.
Add chopped back bacon to the tomatoes for a non-vegetarian dish.
British farmers grow a host of fresh vegetables and herbs – from onions and courgettes to tomatoes and basil, much of which is grown to the LEAF Marque standard.