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Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Samantha Sime

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb penne rigate
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced (or more if you love garlic like I do)
1 pint ripe cherry tomatoes, sliced in half (approximately 1.5 cups)
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (or more if you like spicy things)
salt and black pepper
grated parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta according to directions on package.
While the pasta is cooking, saute the garlic and the red pepper flakes in olive oil over medium heat.
Don't let the garlic get brown.
After 2-3 minutes, turn off the heat and add the cherry tomatoes to the pan.
When pasta is done cooking and has been drained, add in the tomato mixture, add in basil and mix well.
Add salt& pepper as you like, and serve topped with parmesan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 minutes

 

 

 

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