Pasta with Grape Tomatoes and Basil

Here’s another simple pasta dish that’s perfect for a weeknight meal and is a great vegetarian dish as well. Easy, quick and full of flavor. I just love these kinds of dishes, don’t you? I made this pasta with grape tomatoes and basil last week and we all loved it.

Buen Provecho!

Print

Ingredients

(4-6 servings)

  • 1 pound dried pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3 oz fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well and keep warm.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Add the tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper and sugar. Cook about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the pasta to the sauce and stir well to combine. Serve warm.
If you like this page, you can say thanks by sharing it

Comments

  1. says

    This is like summer on a plate! The colors are so vibrant and healthy; now, I am getting very excited to plant my herb garden. The weather is finally warming up and I have plans to put in a variety of basil (which can be so expensive when buying at the grocery store). Your recipe has really brightened up my morning!

  2. says

    Yay I am ready for summer now! I also love grape tomatoes, just pop them in your mouth and squish them *munch munch munch* or in a yummy pasta dish like this!

  3. says

    simple, light, and tasty–this is my kind of pasta dish! granted, sometimes i want a rich cream sauce or loads of sausage, but other times this is exactly what i crave!

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


9 − = 4