Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta With Toasted Pine Nuts

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

This is the essence of summer - fresh tomatoes and basil with pasta. An old Weight Watchers recipe.

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  1. In large pot boil pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. In heavy skillet, over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and garlic; saute until tender. Add tomatoes and thyme; cook stirring frequently, until tomatoes are hot, yet still retain their shape and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove and discard fresh thyme sprig, if used. Add basil and drained pasta; toss until heated.
  4. Transfer to serving bowl; season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle evenly with pine nuts.