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A bowl of Baked Feta Pasta

Baked Feta Pasta

This Baked Feta Pasta is all over TikTok and it definitely lives up to the hype. Full of savory tomatoes and creamy cheese, you'll want to make this dinner recipe again and again.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad, baked feta pasta, feta cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 825kcal
Author Favorite Family Recipes


  • Oven safe skillet



  • Heat an oven safe skillet over medium heat. Add the pancetta and cook through. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
    A cast iron skillet with pancetta and garlic cooking inside
  • Move the pancetta and garlic to the sides of the pan leaving a hole in the middle. Place the feta block in the center. Place the tomatoes all around the block of feta. Sprinkle olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, and parsley over the feta and tomatoes.
    Heirloom cherry tomatoes and a block of feta cheese in a cast iron skillet
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
    Heirloom cherry tomatoes and a block of feta baked in a cast iron skillet
  • While the feta is baking, cook your pasta. Reserve one cup of pasta water before draining. Remove the skillet from the oven and stir the contents around, breaking the feta up and crushing the tomatoes. Add the cup of pasta water, spinach, basil, and parmesan cheese. Stir well.
    A cast iron skillet full of baked feta pasta sauce
  • Add pasta to the sauce and stir to combine. Serve immediately.
    Baked Feta Pasta in a cast iron skillet


Serving: 1g | Calories: 825kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 999mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1036IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 3mg