Tomato Basil Pasta
Everything cooks at the same time.
The starch from the pasta makes a rich, warm sauce for the noodles.
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12 ozpasta (pic shows linguine)
1 can(s)(15 oz) diced tomatoes with liquid (zesty red pepper flavor works well)
1 largesweet onion, cut into julienned strips
4 clovegarlic, thinly sliced
1/2 tspred pepper flakes
2 tspdried oregano
2 sprig(s)basil, chopped
4 1/2 cvegetable broth (regular broth, not low sodium)
2 Tbspolive oil, extra virgin
·parmesan cheese, for garnish
How to Make Tomato Basil Pasta
- Place pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, in a large stock pot. Pour in vegetable broth. Sprinkle red pepper flakes and oregano on top. Drizzle top with oil. Cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to a low simmer and keep pot covered and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes or so. Cook until almost all liquid has evaporated.(Leave about 1 inch of liquid in the bottom of the pot).