Tomato-Basil Pasta Salad

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
2 hrs
15 mins

I got the basis for this recipe from my cousin's wife, who absolutely adores the taste of fresh basil! This is a great, simple summer pasta salad, with a nice light blend of flavors. FRESH basil is a must on this one!! This salad is great alongside BBQ chicken. Easy, and yummy!! Prep. time includes marinating time.

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  1. Mix together the tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, and basil.
  2. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, and rinse under cold water; drain.
  4. Mix pasta with tomato mixture until well-combined.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  6. Serve with additional Parmesan, if desired.