Tomato Basil Pasta

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Cathleen Colbert

from Family Circle. If you don't have white balsamic, use regular.

Top Review by NewAussieMum

We loved this recipe! Really makes the most of yummy fresh summer ingredients. Very simple and quick to make. I used bacon instead of prosciutto as it's what I had on hand - I'm sure it would be better as written but the bacon still tasted good. This one is definitely for the permanent recipe book!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare penne according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat.
  3. Add garlic and prisciutto to skillet and saute for 3 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes to skillet and cook until just softened, about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove skillet from heat.
  6. Stir in olives, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  7. Drain pasta and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  8. Add tomato mixture and basil to pasta and toss.
  9. Garnish with toasted pine nuts.
  10. To toast pine nuts, heat in a small skillet over medium heat, tossing frequently, until slightly golden.

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