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This delicious Feta and Tomato Pasta is my slow cooker take on Tik Tok’s recent viral Tomato Feta pasta recipe. Super simple and perfect for a summer vegetarian family meal!

A slow cooker filled with cooked Feta and Tomato Pasta.

The Tik Tok Tomato Feta Pasta recipe that went viral a while ago was one I noted down because I knew I might be able to transform this into a slow cooker win, and here we are.

There’s not much to it – so easy to throw together, budget ingredients, a light, delicious, summery meal for everyone, all just popped into the slow cooker.

You can’t go wrong with a Mediterranean/Greek-style pasta dish for everyone for a midweek win. It’s also a great vegetarian dinner option.


Why you’ll love this Feta and Tomato Pasta recipe

⭐️ Low effort homemade pasta sauce

⭐️ Only a few inexpensive ingredients

⭐️ Delicious meat-free dinner for summer evenings


A slow cooker filled with Feta and Tomato Pasta for the viral Tik Tok recipe.

About this Feta and Tomato Pasta recipe

What’s so great about slow cookers is they hold a lot, so you could make this as a big batch of sauce and freeze in individual portions to save even more time during the week. All you have to do is cook the pasta later.

If you’re looking for some other make-ahead recipes, check out my batch cooking post here

Or for some other slow cooker recipes that are perfect for summer, why not try my Slow Cooker Salmon, Honey Barbecue Pulled Chicken or Veggie Enchiladas?


Feta and Tomato Pasta Ingredients

  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Feta cheese – See the substitutions list below for other cheese ideas!
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic 
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Pasta – You can use your pasta of choice but I’d recommend something like rigatoni, penne, fusilli or gemelli. You can go for your family’s preference or what’s in the cupboard.
  • Basil

How to make Feta and Tomato Pasta

A slow cooker filled with cherry tomatoes and feta cheese, ready to cook.
  1. Put all of the ingredients (apart from the pasta and basil) into the slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or LOW for 3 hours. At the end, blend the sauce.
A slow cooker filled with Feta and Tomato Pasta for the viral Tik Tok recipe.

2. Boil the pasta on the hob, drain and add to the sauce with the basil. Stir well.


Substitutions

  • Feta – This cheese was used in the classic TikTok feta pasta recipe that went viral last year, but I’ve also made this meal with Boursin Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese, which was so good.
  • Vegetables: The beauty of this recipe is how simple it is, so you don’t need much more for taste. But if you want to sneak some extras in, something that cooks quickly like spinach would be good.

Leftovers

In the fridge You can keep this recipe in the fridge for 3 days. Reheat fully before serving.

You may need a splash of water when reheating to loosen up the sauce.

Freezing I’m not a big fan of freezing pasta as it can go quite mushy when defrosted and reheated.

All that said, there’s nothing wrong with freezing for lunch if you have leftovers, it’s just not quite as good as fresh or reheated from the fridge.

Top tips

Blending the sauce

I recommend blending as I think it really improves the texture of the sauce. I’ve made this lots of times now and when it’s not blended the sauce just isn’t creamy or flavourful enough in my opinion. 

As a middle ground I like to scoop out a few spoons of tomatoes, blend the rest and then put them back with the pasta so you get a few chunks of tomato bursts.

I use this hand blender for this job but if you don’t have one, mash it all up with a fork instead.

Boil the pasta beforehand

 I tried cooking the pasta in the sauce to begin with and it wasn’t good! So I’d recommend cooking your pasta as normal in a pan and adding it to the sauce when it’s cooked. I think it’s worth the 10 minutes of having a saucepan on for a better result. 

FAQs

Could you recommend a slow cooker?

My all-time favourite is the Morphy Richards Sear and Stew Slow Cooker. It’s really light and you can use it on the hob first if you need to. For an induction hob, I’d prefer Lakeland Digital 6.5l Slow Cooker.

Top tip: With this WiFi plug you can switch your slow cooker on remotely from your phone – the Tp Link Tapo Smart Plug!

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Feta and Tomato Pasta {Slow Cooker Recipe}

This is my slow cooker take on Tik Tok’s recent viral Feta and Tomato Pasta recipe. Super simple and perfect for summer!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

For the sauce:

  • 650 g Cherry tomatoes
  • 200 g Feta cheese, See notes.
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Peeled and chopped.
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

For the pasta:

  • 300 g Pasta, See notes.
  • 10g Basil

Instructions 

  • Put the cherry tomatoes, feta, oregano, garlic, balsamic and salt and pepper into the slow cooker. Cook on HIGH for 2 hours or LOW for 3 hours.
  • At the end of the cooking time, the tomatoes should be soft and bursting. Blend the sauce with a hand blender or mash with a fork if you don't have one.
  • Boil the pasta in salted water according to instructions and drain.
  • Add the basil and pasta to the sauce and stir well.

Notes

Feta Cheese: If you don’t like feta you could try a different cheese of your choice. I have used Boursin Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese before and it was amazing!
Pasta: I’d recommend something like rigatoni, penne, fusilli or gemelli, but go with what you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 451kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 19gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 595mgPotassium: 577mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1067IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 295mgIron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
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6 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    So easy and really delicious. Shame I now have to cut out dairy while breastfeeding my daughter as she has CMPA. Gutted!

    1. The one pot tomato pasta on the site has limited dairy, you could remove the Parmesan. Enjoy! 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    My family loved this recipe as we adore rich flavours. The feta in the pasta was just revolutionary! I did find the sauce was too acidic for our liking so next time I’ll cut out some of the balsamic but so so yummy!

  3. Are you putting in raw pasta and how long for? I can’t seem to see that info. Thanks so much x

    1. Hi Amy, no it’s cooked, I think it’s in point 3 of the instructions, we boil it separately. I tried cooking it in the sauce and it wasn’t good! I think it’s worth the 10 minutes of having a saucepan on for a better result. Enjoy 🙂