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Roasted tomato penne

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Roasting the tomatoes in the oven makes them break down and become more naturally sweet to make a simple sauce for the pasta.

Ingredients

Cherry Tomatoes

400 g, halved

Thyme, Fresh

2 tablespoons, leaves only

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Wholewheat Pasta, dry

250 g, use penne

Reduced Fat Natural Cottage Cheese

100 g

Rocket

50 g, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, fan 200°C, gas mark 7. Put the tomatoes cut side up in a roasting tray and sprinkle over the thyme leaves and garlic. Spray with the cooking spray and cook in the oven for about 15-20 minutes until soft but not mushy.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of water to the boil, add the pasta and cook according to packet instructions until al dente. Drain, reserving 4 tablespoons of cooking liquid, and return the pasta to the pan.
  3. Stir the cooked tomatoes, cottage cheese, reserved cooking water and rocket leaves into the pasta and gently toss. Serve immediately.