Cheesy Rotini with Tomato Passata

Cheesy Rotini with Tomato Passata

Danny Pudi is a funny guy, and his cheesy rotini recipe is seriously delish. Try this dinner idea: Cheesy Rotini with Tomato Passata, then watch Danny Pudi reveal his passion for dancing with Hannah Hart in Season Four of While the Water Boils.

Cheesy Rotini with Tomato Passata

Inspired by Danny Pudi

1 box Barilla Rotini
1 28-ounce can Italian style tomatoes
1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped 
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 
1 jar Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto
6 ounces Burrata cheese, roughly chopped
Salt and black pepper to taste 
1. Pass the tomatoes through a vegetable mill or process briefly in a blender to produce a fairly smooth sauce.
2. In a skillet, sauté onion with olive oil for about five minutes over medium heat.
3. Add tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and bring to boil, simmer for 5-10 minutes.
4. Place a pot of water to boil, cook pasta according to directions, drain and toss with tomato.
5. Serve with Burrata over the top, and drizzle with pesto.

Recipe Credit: Lorenzo Boni ( Photo Credit: Lou Manna (

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