Tomato Basil Pasta

August 29, 2017

Dinner Main Course Recipes

If you love bruschetta, you’ll love this fresh easy tomato basil pasta sauce! With a few ingredients, you’ll have a fresh meal made in no time. Vine-Ripened tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper, spaghetti noodles, and parmesan cheese. You won’t even need a grocery list after you make this dish once, you’ll remember what you need, it’s that easy. So make this tonight and voilà you’ll have a healthy, fresh, and homemade meal for your family in an hour! One more thing… grab a fresh baguette, you’ll wipe your plate clean. Trust me!

Wash tomatoes and basil. Prep your ingredients; dice tomatoes, chop onion, mince garlic, and julienne basil, set aside.

In a large stock pot heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, add onions sauté until translucent. Add garlic, sauté for a few minutes just until soft, making sure it does not burn.

Add diced tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, mix well.

Bring mixture to a boil then reduce the heat to low, simmer until tomatoes soften and release their juices about 20-30 minutes. Add julienned basil, adjust salt and pepper to taste, and mix well.

Add even more basil if you’d like, I always end up doing that, smells too good!

Prepare pasta according to package directions. Serve over prepared spaghetti, and top with parmesan cheese as desired. Enjoy!

 

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Stasia Wimmer

Ingredients

  • 20 vine-ripened tomatoes diced
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup basil julienned
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • parmesan cheese garnish to taste
  • 1 lb spaghetti cook according to package directions

Instructions

  1. Prep ingredients; dice tomatoes, chop onion, mince garlic, and julienne basil, set aside.
  2. In a large stock pot heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, add onions sauté until translucent. Add garlic, sauté for a few minutes just until soft, making sure it does not burn. Add diced tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, mix well.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce the heat to low, simmer until tomatoes soften and release their juices about 20-30 minutes. Add julienned basil, adjust salt and pepper to taste, and mix well.

  4. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Serve over prepared spaghetti, and top with parmesan cheese as desired. Enjoy!

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