Pasta Fresca

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Missy Wombat

This recipe is so simple it demands good homegrown tomatoes and fresh basil. Perfect for summer.

Top Review by Marz7215

This was nice pasta dish. I sauted onions and garlic and added the tomato sauce and let it cok for a few minutes. This recipe will be great to make in the summer, when tomatoes are abundant. Made this for the pasta and potato event in the photo forum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put a large pot of water on the boil for the pasta.
  2. Put aside 1 cup of the tomatoes and a couple of basil leaves.
  3. Puree the rest of the tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil in a blender until smooth.
  4. Season.
  5. When the pasta water is boiling, stir in the pasta and cook until al dente[approx 10 minutes].
  6. In the meantime cut the reserved basil into thin strips.
  7. Drain the cooked pasta and toss it immediately with the mozzarella.
  8. Add the sauce and mix well.
  9. Top with the reserved tomatoes and basil.
  10. Serve immediately.

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