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Tomato and Fresh Basil Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

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3 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 can (14.5 oz) Fire roasted Diced Tomatoes, undrained
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 tsp coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
8 oz uncooked Angel Hair Pasta
1/4 cup chopped Fresh Basil Leaves
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese

In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tbsp of the oil over medium heat.
Add onion and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
Add tomatoes, garlic and salt.
Heat to boiling.
Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package.
Drain; place in serving bowl.
Pour tomato mixture over pasta; toss gently to coat.
Add basil, cheese and remaining 1 tbs oil, toss and serve.




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