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Tik Tok Persimmon Pasta
- Serves 4
- Prep time 15mins
- Cooking time 20mins
3 persimmons cut into small chunks
1 punnet of baby tomatoes
1 shallot, quartered
3 cloves garlic, smashed
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt (to taste)
crushed red pepper flakes
1 block of feta
3 sprigs of thyme
2 cups of pasta or more if you are cooking for more
Zest of 1 lemon (optional)
Fresh basil (to garnish)
- Preheat oven to 180°C. In a large ovenproof skillet or medium baking dish, combine persimmons, tomatoes, shallot, garlic and most of the olive oil. Season with salt and red pepper flakes and toss to combine.
- Place feta into the centre of the persimmon & tomato mixture and drizzle the remaining olive oil on top. Scatter thyme over the ingredients and bake for 20-30 minutes or until the tomatoes are bursting, the persimmons are soft and the feta is golden on top.
- Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package instructions.
- Once the pasta is cooked, add the lemon zest (if using) to the mixture and stir until completely combined. Garnish with basil before serving and enjoy!