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Penne with Tomato, Basil, Olives, & Pecorino

Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jamie Oliver Food Foundation

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cherry tomatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 3.5 ounces kalamata olives halved
  • 1 small bunch fresh basil torn
  • 1 chunk pecorino cheese grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees, then bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Place the tomatoes into a large roasting tin, drizzle them with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Place in warm oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Once water is boiling, add the penne pasta and cook until al dente.
  4. Once roasted, squish the tomatoes with a fork to release juices. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and set aside.
  5. Combine the drained pasta, tomato mixture, olives, and basil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve with grated pecorino.
  6. Enjoy!