Cherry Tomatoe Pasta Toss

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goes well as a main vegetarian meal or serve with pork, chicken or fish and garlic/French/Italian toasted bread and a crirsp red wine . . or white . . . or ice tea

Preparation time: 25 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Dietary guidance: v v n 

Tags: main · side ·


8 oz dry pasta (fettucine, angel hair, thin spaghetti noodles)
2 TBSP olive oil
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 package cherry tomatoes, halved
3 TBSP chopped fresh basil
shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (optional)


Cook pasta in boiling water according to pkg directions. Drain.

While pasta cooks, heat the olive oil in a wide skillet over medium=low heat

Add garlic and stir until golden, about 2 mins.

Add tomaotes, increase heat to medium-high heat and simmer until tomatoes are softened and juicy, about 6 mins.

Stir in pasta and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with Parmesan cheese


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