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Pan Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic Pasta

A simple pasta dish with pan roasted cherry tomatoes and garlic with your favorite pasta.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Tabs and Tidbits


  • 1 lb dry pasta I use thin spaghetti
  • 2 T olive oil plus more for drizzling
  • 3 shallots diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • kosher salt
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • parmesan cheese graded
  • fresh basil
  • fresh parsley


  • Prepare dried pasta according to the package directions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil.
  • Add the shallots and cook until soft. (About 2 minutes)
  • Add the cherry tomatoes and cook until the until the tomatoes burst. (About 3 minutes) Be sure to add some salt to enhance the flavors.
  • Add the garlic, and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the skillet. Using tongs, combine all of the ingredients until combined and heated through.
  • Remove from heat. Add the desired amount of chopped basil and parsley and mix in with the tongs.
  • Ready to serve with graded parmesan cheese on top.