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Summer Pasta

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Make a delicious pasta dish with lots of herbs and spices.
Ingredients
  Penne pasta 1 Pound
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 4 , minced
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Pound (plum, cherry, or grape tomatoes)
  Fresh mozzarella 8 Ounce, cut in 1/2" cubes
  Fresh basil leaves 8 Large, coarsely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Using sharp knife, cut the tomatoes in half.
2. Roll the basil leaves together and cut in chiffonade.
3. Cut the mozzarella cheese in cubes.

MAKING
4. In a large pot with salted boiling water, put in the pasta, stir once and allow to cook for about 8 minutes or until the pasta is tender.
5. Meanwhile in a pan over medium heat, heat olive oil and saute garlic and pepper flakes, until garlic is light brown in colour.
6. Add in the tomatoes, salt and pepper, and stir well.
7. Drain the pasta, put it in tomato sauce, add salt and stir well to combine for about 2 minutes.
8. Turn off the heat, add in the cheese cubes and basil stir to mix.

SERVING
9. Serve hot immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Stirred
Interest: 
Summer, Party
Ingredient: 
Penne
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2
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