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Fresh Tomato & Basil Pasta

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There's no better way to showcase Summer's abundant tomatoes, fragrant fresh basil, and garlic than with this wonderful recipe made with Angel Hair pasta. It is summer on a plate!
  Angel hair pasta 13 1⁄4 Ounce
  Water 1 Gallon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh tomatoes 5 Cup (80 tbs), chopped
  Fresh basil leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), chopped finely
  Regular salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cracked black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon, shredded (Optional) (Optional)

1. In a large pot cook the pasta with water.
2. Once cone drain; return to pan toss with 1 tablespoon oil and keep it aside.

3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together tomatoes, basil, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
4. Add salt and pepper as desired.

5. Arrange pasta on plate and top it with the tomato mixture.

6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve with crusty Italian bread.

Use fresh, firm, ripe tomatoes. Could include heirlooms, grape, cherry, etc.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 241 Calories from Fat 48

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.2%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.3 mg0.4%

Sodium 278.9 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 8 g15.5%

Vitamin A 21.5% Vitamin C 27%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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