From the Chef’s Corner
Pasta lovers all over the world, whether in Italy, the Mediterranean, or good ole USA will enjoy this recipe. Serve it with chicken or beef – it is one you will do over and over again.
2 lbs. medium plum tomatoes (12-12), halved lengthwise ½ cup olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. McCormick Gourmet Collection Italian seasoning ½ tsp. McCormick Gourmet Collection Sicilian salt ¼ – ½ tsp. McCormick Gourmet Collection coarse ground black pepper 8 oz. pasta, fettuccine Fresh Parmesan cheese, shredded
Place tomato halves, cut-side up, in foil-lined 15”x10”x1” pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Mix ¼ cup oil, garlic and seasonings in a small bowl. Spoon over tomatoes. Drizzle with 2 Tbs of the remaining oil.
Roast in pre-heated 400 degree oven 45-60 minutes, until tomatoes are soft and browned on top.
Prepare pasta as directed on package. Drain well. Place ½ of the roasted tomatoes and remaining 2 Tbs. oil in large bowl. Coarsely mash tomatoes. Add pasta and remaining tomatoes; toss to mix well. Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese and additional crushed red pepper, if desired.