ANGEL HAIR WITH TOMATOES & BASIL

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A very, very simple recipe I found on a pasta box that has got to be delicious and also "tweakable." A good one for those nights when you're rushed.
Photo source: bettycrocker.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
angel hair pasta
3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 clove
garlic, minced (or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder)
2 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped (or 1 tbsp. dried)
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz.) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 c
shredded parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain.
2While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until golden, about 1 minute. Stir in basil and tomatoes. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
3Toss pasta with tomato mixture; sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste; serve while hot.
4You could add meat to this dish if desired, onion, peppers, other spices--any number of things--to dress it up and if you have time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #tasty, #comforting