Preheat over to 400 degrees. Wash and dry tomatoes, place on baking sheet drizzle with olive oil,(not the 1/4 cup as stated that goes in the salad) sprinkle with salt, pepper and 1 T. of the dried basil. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes until tomatoes are soft. Cook pasta according to package and drain. When tomatoes are done add to pasta, add all other ingredients, don't forget the T. of basil, and stir to combine.