Make Ahead

Sun Gold Tomato Pasta

August 10, 2011
Author Notes

This dish is about as easy and summer-like as it gets. Samin and I made this dish as a vegetarian option at the dinner we did at Tartine Bakery last month. Despite its simplicity, it's as good as anything. —The Perennial Plate

  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 10 ounces pasta
  • 1/8 cup butter
  • 1 large onion or 2 smaller spring onions, minced
  • 2 cups sun gold tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup shaved ricotta salata
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Cook your past till al dente in a large pot of water that is heavily salted. Reserve a cup or two of the cooking liquid.
  2. Sweat the onions in half of the butter until translucent. Add the tomatoes, parsley and oregano. Add a little of the pasta water to bring everything together. Combine the sauce with the cooked pasta, season well and garnish with the cheese.

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Chef & activist Daniel Klein and cameragirl Mirra Fine are road-tripping around the United States, filming and editing The Perennial Plate -- an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating -- as they go. See below for Perennial Plate's recipes, shared weekly with food52 from the road!