After thoroughly enjoying a cold pasta salad doused in pesto and dotted with cherry tomatoes, I wondered how the pairing would be warm. Thus, I created this easy recipe that combines hot linguine with homemade pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes.
It's flavorful, rustic, and decadent — without being too heavy for a balmy Summer night. What makes this dish so special is the addition of garlicky toasted breadcrumbs. They provide an unexpected but welcome contrast in texture from the chewy linguine and juicy tomatoes.