Viral Baked Feta Pasta

As it circles the internet, many have come to discover this recipe of feta baked pasta. This recipe only adds a few minutes to your usual pasta recipe, but will make a world of a difference.


Amelia McCrory

The finished product

Amelia McCrory, Columnist


  • One package cherry tomatoes
  • One block feta cheese
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 box of pasta (any kind)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • Handful of basil
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper


  1. In a baking dish, combine cherry tomatoes with olive oil. Place a block of feta in the center and drizzle some more oil on top.
  2.  Bake the dish at 400 for 30 minutes or until the tomatoes burst and cheese is melted.
  3. While the feta and tomatoes are cooking, proceed to cook the pasta as instructed on the box.
  4. Once the tomatoes and feta are done, mix in some minced garlic, basil, crushed red pepper flakes, and the pasta.
  5. Serve and enjoy.

According to The Travel, when this recipe was first launched in Finland there was a shortage of feta cheese in grocery stores. A short while later it appeared on Tik Tok, and people all across the world have started craving this delicious entree. Due to feta generally being served cold, many people began to seek interest in the flavor of baked feta, leading to this pasta gaining popularity. The Washington Post shares that the #bakedfetapasta hashtag has over 52 million views and counting on TikTok. Overall, baked feta pasta has not only made an impact on our lives but the food industry at whole.