Pasta with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe depends on the flavor of ripe, juicy, flavorful tomatoes. Wonderful on a summer day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss the tomatoes and garlic together and drain them in a strainer while you continue with the recipe.
  2. Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil and cook the pasta until al dente.
  3. Drain it well, return it to the pot, and toss it with the tomato mixture.
  4. Toss again with the olive oil, olives, capers, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  5. Let sit for 3 to 5 minutes to absorb the flavors before serving.
Most Helpful

this was really good, quick and easy to prepare. i used some fresh basil too, 12 plum tomatoes, kalamata olives and the rest of the ingredients. i topped it off with some feta cheese i got from the greek grocer at the farmers market. a lovely light weeknight dinner.

chia July 15, 2003