Photo: Amy Neunsinger
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1/6 pasta)

Pasta alla Formiana is a quick and very simple dish that you can make with ingredients that you can find at the grocery store.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°. Spray an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.

Step 2

In food processor, blend crushed tomatoes and juice, chicken broth, and garlic. Pour into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir in uncooked pasta, 3 tablespoons olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper.

Step 3

Line bottom and sides of the baking dish with one-half to two-thirds of the tomato slices; pour in pasta mixture. Arrange remaining tomatoes on top. Drizzle with remaining olive oil.

Step 4

Put dish on a rimmed baking sheet; bake 30 minutes, or until tomatoes are slightly crispy and pasta is cooked. Cool 5 minutes.

Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner. Copyright 2012 by Giada De Laurentiis. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Ratings & Reviews

trevor2's Review

August 21, 2013
Wow. This tasted like oregano stew. It will take a week for my tastebuds to recover. Did you mean 2 TEA spoons oregano?