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easy recipe: pasta with tomatoes & basil

Whenever I have tomatoes & herbs in the fridge, I like to just throw them in with some noodles. A bowl of pasta is always such a comforting meal and this is one easy & delicious recipe that you can just whip up in no time. It’s my go to dish when I want pasta & don’t want to cook for a long time. All you need are tomatoes, garlic, herbs and you’ll end up with a fresh tasting dish. The tomatoes get juicy as they simmer in garlic. My favorite kind of pasta is capellini but I ran out so I used linguine instead this time and it’s just as good. Quick, easy & fresh.. that’s the kind of meal I like after a busy day 🙂 Recipe for capellini with tomatoes & basil courtesy of: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/capellini-with-tomatoes-and-basil-recipe.html Ingredients: Kosher salt 1/2 cup good olive oil, plus extra for the pot 2 tablespoons minced garlic (6 cloves) 4 pints small cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes 18 large basil leaves, julienned 2 tablespoons chopped fresh curly …

simple pasta: capellini with tomatoes & basil

I was craving pasta and looked inside my fridge to see what I had and decided to throw it all in a pan.. and that is how I made this very simple and yummy pasta dish: capellini with tomatoes and basil. It was a great way to get rid of extra ingredients and even though there weren’t a lot of ingredients, it ended up being very flavorful. It’s one of those dishes that you can make based on what you like. You can revise and add anything more.. if you want it more garlicy, chop up some more garlic or if you like spiciness, add more red pepper flakes. You can also add other veggies you might have (ie: bell peppers, onions, spinach) but I like the simplicity of the dish. A Delish Thoughts recipe: Serves 2 (or 1 if you eat a lot like me) Ingredients: – capellini pasta – 1/3 cup olive oil – 2 cloves of garlic, minced – 1 cup, heirloom tomatoes, halved – 1/2 cup, basil leaves, chopped – 1/2 …