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Penne Pasta with Roasted Tomato Sauce, & Olives & Basil


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m


  • 500g penne pasta
  • 750g tomatoes, ripe
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • balsamic vinegar
  • 200 g marinated olives
  • 1 small bunch fresh basil, leaves picked
  • Parmesan cheese, to serve


Step 1

Preheat oven to 220°C.

Step 2

Place the tomatoes into a large roasting tin, drizzle them with olive oil, season with some salt and pepper and pop them in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Step 3

Once they’re roasted, squash the tomatoes with a fork to get the juices going and drizzle over some balsamic vinegar.

Step 4

Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the pack instructions until al dente.

Step 5

Drain the pasta and add the roasted tomato sauce and the olives.

Step 6

Tear over most of the basil leaves and toss everything together. Season and serve with the reserved basil leaves scattered over and some freshly grated Parmesan Cheese.

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