Garlicky Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

This was good, light and really fast to make.

Garlicky Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil
via: Cooking Light – April 2004
Serves: 6

3 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups chopped plum tomatoes (about 2 pounds)
6 cups hot cooked campanella (about 12 ounces uncooked pasta)
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add chopped tomatoes; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Add pasta, basil, cheese, salt, and pepper, tossing gently to combine.

4 thoughts on “Garlicky Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil”

  1. I know you have many other things on your plate right now, but have you considered a small raised bed in the back yard for a herb garden?

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  2. Yep I have as well as some tomatoes and peppers. I may just have todo the herbs this year or have late season stuff. Just so much going on…

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  3. You should coordinate the gardening with Merrin. She was out looking at what she was going to plant. She used to have a little herb garden and was really good at it. I think she wants me to recover the old herb garden here as her own.

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