Oven-roasted tomatoes and fresh ricotta top this delicious classic pasta salad.
Arrange the tomatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle with oil, season with half a teaspoon salt and a quarter-teaspoon pepper. Scatter thyme on top
Place tomatoes in oven and bake until soft, about 15–20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Adapted from Stephana Bottom, Real Simple magazine, June 2004.