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Simple Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This simple burst cherry tomato pasta is a summer weeknight dinner hero. Best served with a chilled glass of white wine and herbs straight from your garden. 



  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup vegan parmesan
  • 1/3 cup vegan mozzarella-style cheese
  • 10-12 basil leaves
  • 16 oz linguine pasta (gluten free or regular)


  1. Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions. 
  2. Meanwhile, sauté shallots and garlic in olive oil over medium heat. When softened, add butter and white wine and let reduce for a min or two.
  3. Add tomatoes and sauté until softened and blistered. Add herbs and cheese. Add drained pasta and toss well to coat in sauce. 
  4. Top with more cheese, basil and red pepper flakes. Serve with a chilled glass of Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio!
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Pasta

Keywords: burst cherry tomato pasta