Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil



2 large fresh tomatoes, chopped
2 Tablespoons snipped fresh basil, or 2 teaspoons dried basil
1 garlic clove, minced
¼ teaspoon pepper
4 ounces dry bow tie, or other, pasta cooked and drained
Additional fresh basil (optional)


1. Combine the tomatoes, basil, garlic and pepper in a mixing bowl.

2. Set aside at room temperature for several hours.

3. Serve over hot cooked pasta.

4. Garnish with additional basil if you wish.

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