TikTok Baked Feta Pasta, a viral pasta sensation that exploded in 2020 as one of the best, easiest and most flavorful pasta dishes out there.
Credited to be the reason feta cheese was missing throughout the US (and world) Feta Pasta combines tart and rich feta cheese with fresh tomatoes, basil and filling pasta for an out of this world dish.
Duplicated in 1000s of TikTok videos, this recipe has roots in a professional food blogger and you can see all of her original recipes and blog here.
Because this recipe is so easy to make and duplicatable, it has been enjoyed in kitchens around the world with simple and custom substitutions.
TikTok Baked Feta Pasta Recipe
A simple combination, this feta pasta bursts fresh tomatoes in the oven and melts a full block of feta cheese for a creamy and incredible taste that is reminiscent of a classic bruschetta.
While we are sure this recipe hails from the Mediterranean, we are glad it made its way to social media so we could dive in ourselves.
You cannot call this recipe light and if you are taking aim at carbs, keto or low calorie anything, this is not the best recipe to keep you on track. Instead, pasta is filling and indulgent and perfect as comfort food.
If you are looking for similar tastes without the carbs, try this Feta Cheese Dip Recipe instead.
Let’s get started on how to make TikTok Feta Pasta!!
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TikTok Pasta Ingredients
- 2 pints of grape tomatoes OR 2 pints of cherry tomatoes
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Garlic Cloves or Minced Garlic
- Fresh Basil Leaves
- Block of feta cheese
- Cooked Pasta of Choice
The question “is TikTok Feta Pasta Good” gets asked quite a bit. And why not! Feta cheese blocks can be expensive and most people do not want to invest in a recipe that is all hype and nothing to back it up. We give this pasta dish a serious A. Its incredibly delicious but keep in mind that its RICH (as mentioned) and is better off as a side dish over a main dish. If making TikTok baked feta pasta as a main dish, you may need to overall tone the dish using heavy whipping cream, less feta or more pasta. Because this recipe is super simple and requires very little effort, changes like this can be made quite easily on the fly.
Absolutely! You can use crumbled feta cheese instead of a feta block. Just combine 8 oz. of crumbled feta cheese around tomatoes at the baking level and continue with the recipe as is.
How to make Baked Feta Pasta from TikTok
The premise behind this recipe is super simple. To get started, make the pasta of choice and get it boiling.
Great Pasta Choices for Feta Pasta are: Bowtie, Rotini, Penne, Ziti, Farfalle, or Tortellini.
While the pasta is going, combine tomatoes, cheese and basil into the oven and let bake (times and temps below in the printable recipe card).
Once the flavors of the tomatoes, cheese, basil and seasonings are done and out of the even, simply combine the pasta into the tomatoes pot and stir.
This dish really is that easy!