Baked Feta Pasta (Tik Tok Pasta)

March 8, 2021

The popular recipe of recent times on TikTok videos: Baked Feta Pasta or TikTok Pasta. This easy, tasty recipe is the ideal dish for lunch or dinner.

The classic version of the Baked Feta Pasta recipe, one of the recipes that made its name with TikTok, includes cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and pasta. The recipe, which is a wonderful mixture of these three ingredients, is also made with shrimp, mushroom, and even strawberry.

Whichever version you choose, it is a flavor that you will enjoy. Try our recipe now to eat the taste of cherry tomatoes and a block of feta cheese melting and meeting pasta!

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Taste Score: %87
Difficulty Medium
Servings 6 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 40 mins
Total 45 mins

Tips

  • Add the pasta water to the mixture. Pasta juice prevents the pasta from getting dry. It also makes the sauce more creamy and smoother.
  • You can add shallots, thyme, parsley to the recipe and bake it in the oven. You can add flavor and color to the food.
  • You can also try TikTok pasta on the stove.
  • Do not use the large baking dish. In a medium dish, ingredients cook better and do not burn.
  • Instead of feta cheese, you can also use goat cheese or cottage cheese.
  • You can use avocado oil instead of olive oil.
  • You can also use vegetables such as olives and mushrooms.
  • You can add optional shrimp, chicken or tofu to add protein to the recipe.
  • You can use zucchini noodles instead of pasta to reduce the carbohydrate ratio.
  • Optionally, you can add ½ cup of cream or ¼ cup of parmesan cheese to the recipe.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Place the cherry tomatoes in a medium baking dish. Then put the feta cheese in the center of the baking dish.
  3. Mix the olive oil, salt, pepper and chili pepper. Drizzle on tomatoes and cheese. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes.
  4. While tomatoes and feta cheese are cooking in the oven, prepare the pasta in a pan. Making pasta to al dente, boil the salted water in a large pot. Add the pasta and cook for 10-12 minutes. Strain the pasta and put it in a serving bowl. Set aside ½ cup of pasta water while straining the pasta.
  5. After removing the dish from the oven, mash the cooked tomato and cheese with a fork.
  6. Mix the pasta with the pasta juice, the garlic. Mix the tomato and cheese mixture with the pasta.
  7. Before serving, garnish with basil and grated parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Baked Feta Pasta
Serves 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories372
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 85 mg28.3%
Sodium 334 mg14.5%
Potassium 414 mg8.8%
Protein 14.2 g28.4%
Total Fat 12.2 g15.6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is This TikTok Pasta Trend?

Feta Pasta Recipe, which is an easy to make and delicious recipe, is very popular in TikTok lately. We can say that this trend is the meeting of cherry tomatoes and feta cheese and pasta.

Feta Pasta, which we call TikTok Pasta, originated in Finland. Later it became popular in the USA.

Can You Make This With Any Other Type Of Cheese?

Yes, you can use crumbled feta cheese instead of feta cheese. In addition, ricotta, burrata cheese are among the types of cheese you can use in this recipe. Goat cheese also gives the dish a creamy texture.

If you want to use mascarpone cheese in this recipe, you should cook it wrapped in foil for 20 minutes and then remove the foil for 15 minutes.

Feta Pasta can be made with French feta cheese, cream cheese, goat cheese, ricotta, brie, fresh mozzarella or burrata cheese.

What Kind Of Pasta Should I Use For Feta Baked Pasta?

You can use any type of pasta. You can choose long pasta types such as spaghetti, fettuccine and penne. If you want it to absorb the sauce better, you can choose curved pasta types such as twirl and butterfly. You can make pasta from scrach too.

What Kind Of Baking Dish Should I Use?

You can use a medium baking dish. If you use a large dish, tomatoes may burn. If you use a medium size dish, the tomatoes will be close to each other and will not dry out thanks to olive oil.

Can I Make Feta Pasta on the Stove?

You can prepare the Feta Pasta recipe on the stove instead of the oven. How to Make TikTok Pasta on the Stove?

Add olive oil and garlic in a pan. Saute the garlic on medium low heat and add the tomatoes to the pan. Continue cooking until the tomatoes are soft. Add the feta cheese and season with salt. Mix all the ingredients on low heat until the cheese melts. Boil the pasta in a separate pot. Then add pasta and fresh basil to the tomato mixture. Cook the pasta with the sauce on low heat for about 2 minutes.

How To Store Baked Pasta?

You can put the rest of the feta pasta in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Whenever you want to eat, you can heat it in the microwave.

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