Monday, June 22, 2015

Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

· 1/2 (8 ounces) box angel hair pasta
· 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
· 5 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes
· ½ cup chopped fresh basil
· 2 tablespoons minced garlic
· Salt and pepper, to taste
· 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
2. Meanwhile in a large bowl, toss together the tomatoes (use large, ripe, fresh tomatoes), basil, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add salt and pepper. Arrange warm pasta on platter and top with tomato mixture.
3. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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