Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil

1
Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

So much flavor from fresh tomato and basil ~ light meal for a summer night !

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 servings ~ 1 cup each
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can(s)
    (14.5 oz) muir glen organic plain or fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 clove
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
  • 8 oz
    uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 c
    shredded parmesan cheese

How to Make Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil

Step-by-Step

  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper flakes , cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently until onion is tender. Add tomatoes, garlic and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat, simmer uncovered 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain, place in serving bowl. Pour tomato mixture over pasta, toss gently to coat. Add basil, cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon oil, toss.
    Makes 6 ~ 1 cup servings.
  3. Could add grilled or sauteed shrimp or chicken.

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About Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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