Fresh Tomato & Basil Pasta
Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 5 Min
Serving Size: 6-8 Servings
1 box Dreamfields Angel Hair
2 tablespoons olive oil
5 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes (see note below)
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
4 cloves garlic, minced
Coarsely ground black pepper
Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil.
2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together tomatoes, basil, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon oil.Add salt and pepper, as desired.Arrange pasta on platter; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Note: Use fresh, firm, ripe tomatoes. Could include heirlooms, grape, cherry, etc.
Nutrition information (1/6 of recipe): 281 calories; 9 g protein; 12 g digestible carbohydrates*; 6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 22 mg sodium; 8g total dietary fiber.
Aug 21, 2012 5:14 AM
I have fresh tomatoes and basil in the garden. Will try this.
Aug 20, 2012 9:16 PM
I have to buy some fresh basil but I have a ton of ripe tomatoes just waiting to be picked.
Aug 20, 2012 7:13 PM
Yummy! I have basil plants again this year! This will be a good addition of recipes with basil! Thank you.
Aug 20, 2012 1:45 PM
That reminds me, I should go to the garden and pick some tomatoes. Hmm, this could be lunch tomorrow...
by ENDLESS FAITH
Aug 20, 2012 1:20 PM
Sounds like tonight's dinner.
Aug 20, 2012 10:49 AM
Good way to use up all these fresh tomatoes........
Aug 20, 2012 10:28 AM
love tomato & basil together...maybe add some fresh mozzarella.....YUM....TY<br>
Aug 20, 2012 10:06 AM
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm- nice and fresh using all of those great summer tomatoes fresh from the garden!
Aug 20, 2012 9:47 AM
sounds luscious, but I'd use a different pasta, not crazy about angel hair pasta
Aug 20, 2012 9:24 AM
Would need to add some hot pepper flakes or chopped fresh hot peppers
by ANONYMOUS TOO :-)(-:
Aug 20, 2012 9:24 AM
Oooh good, sounds like dinner! Thanks.
Aug 20, 2012 8:50 AM
I use Dreamfields pasta all the time. Have used their recipes and all have been great!!
Aug 20, 2012 8:32 AM
Yum...sounds good without the parmesan! Thanks!
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