Spaghetti with Butter and Cherry Tomatoes

bowl of spaghetti with cherry tomatoes and basil



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
  3. On a cooking tray, lay aluminum paper (or parchment), and drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add tomatoes, mix with olive oil, and roast in the oven for 25 minutes.
  4. In a large pan over medium high heat, add olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter. Add garlic, red pepper flakes, a little salt and pepper and cook until you can smell the garlic. Add tomatoes, olives, and the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
  5. Lower heat to low and cook for about 5 minutes.
  6. Drain pasta( do not rinse) and add to the pan.
  7. Toss well, season with salt and pepper adn serve with fresh basil.


  • Calories: 905
  • Saturated Fat: 19
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