Baked Feta Pasta with Chicken
1 box of your favorite pasta, cooked al dente, strained
8-ounce block of feta cheese
2 cups cherry tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup, plus 1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp oregano
salt and pepper to taste
several fresh basil leave, chopped
1 lb chicken breast tenders, cut into bite sized pieces
Preheat oven to 415. in baking dish add cherry tomatoes, 1/4 cup olive oil, salt and pepper, mix together. Add block of feta to middle of baking dish, top with 1 tbsp olive oil and the oregano. sprinkle lemon zest over the whole thing. Bake 30 minutes until tomatoes are roasted and feta is soft-melted.
While that is in the oven, heat more olive oil in pan. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook until done. Set aside.
When tomato/feta mixture is done, remove from oven. With a fork, smash tomatoes and mix well with feta to make a sauce. stir in chicken and fresh basil, lastly stir in pasta coating evenly. Enjoy!