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    Easy Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

    Easy Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta. Photo by Mrs. DeVelopment

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    15 mins

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    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    This is an easy dish to make, I make it often with my summer's crop of garden tomatoes and basil :)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente (about 8-10 minutes) drain and toss the hot pasta with olive oil and garlic.
    2. 2
      Add in chopped tomatoes and basil; mix to combine, then season with salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 08, 2008

      25

      Made this up last nite because I have a million tomatoes and a gang of basil too! I followed the recipe exactly and wasn't impressed with the dish warm. I put the leftovers in the fridge and ate it for lunch today. I added a bit of italian dressing, and it was edible. Sorry, but made as directed it was not good to us.

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    • on July 23, 2008

      55

      Just realized I had not reviewed this recipe and it is one of my favs that I make quite often for 2. Simple and delicious and you can change it up by using diff. pastas, adding grilled chicken or shrimp, artichoke hearts, capers, etc. I normally use 2 tomatoes for 2 servings. Reminds me of Carrabba's Tagliarini Picchi Pacchiu. Thank you so much for another great recipe, Kittencal!!!

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    • on July 15, 2008

      55

      My hubby requested a "light pasta dish" to have the night before the triathelon he participated in last weekend and this was perfect. I did cook up one 8oz pkg of sliced mushrooms with some of the garlic and olive oil and added that in too. We didn't add any salt- the parmesan cheese with freshly ground pepper was delicious enough. Thanks for another great recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (120 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 447.9
     
    Calories from Fat 172
    38%
    Total Fat 19.2 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 5.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 58.2 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 10.2 g
    20%

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