Why is Baked Feta Pasta so viral?
Not much people know that this trend comes from Finland where a blogger, Jenni Häyrinen, posted this recipe under the name Uuni Feta Pasta, the #uunifetapasta was then taken up on social networks. The funny thing about this story is that this recipe was published in 2019! So why has this recipe become so viral on social networks in particular onTikTok but also Instagram and Facebook? And why in 2021 only, 2 years after its publication? The reason certainly comes from our lifestyle which has drastically changed due to the pandemic: many people work at home, children sometimes also school at home and therefore we are all looking for simple, and quick recipes to please the whole family. This recipe is ideal for that: 5 minutes of preparation, all in the oven and the meal is ready!
200 g feta
350 g of pasta
300 g cherry tomatoes
1 clove of garlic
1 tablespoon of Herbes de Provence
1 pinch of chili flakes
Preheat the oven to 175 ° C.
In a glass dish, place the feta in the center. Wash the cherry tomatoes and add them. Add pepper, herbes de Provence and chili flakes. Squeeze the garlic clove with a garlic press. Add a drizzle of olive oil.
Bake for 30 min.
Cook the pasta
Meanwhile, cook the pasta. At the end of cooking, take 10 cl of water from the pasta. Drain the pasta, add it to the feta with the collected pasta water and mix well. Salt and pepper again if necessary if necessary. Serve hot.