This angel hair pasta recipe is probably one of the quickest you can find. Simple and savory, you can make this angel hair dish even if dinner needs to be served in less than 20 minutes. Add in-season vegetables from your garden to add color and crunch.
Angel Hair with Tomatoes, Basil, and Garlic
1 pound angel hair pasta, uncooked
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
5 cups tomatoes, diced
1/2 teaspoon basil
3/4 cup chicken broth
5 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese
1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for one minute.
3. Add tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
4. Add hot pasta to skillet; toss well.
5. Add chicken broth and stir. Toss with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
Sides to Serve With This Recipe
When thinking of a good side to serve with this recipe, you don't have to make it complicated. We've got some great suggestions here to help make your angel hair pasta dinner turn out fantastic. Feel free to get creative with your sides, too!
Of course, the first side we suggest has to be breadsticks. Everyone has gone to Olive Garden before and enjoyed their signature breadsticks with a pasta dinner. There are few better accompaniments to pasta than a good pair of breadsticks.
Garlic bread is another great option for a pasta dish. The great thing about garlic bread is that it's easy to find pre-made. Head to the frozen section of your grocery store, and you should find a few options to choose from. If you're feeling like a pro baker, try making some of your own!
Finally, a salad is another great choice. A great salad doesn't have to be complicated. Make a simple house salad, and serve it with a few dressing options. Since you're already using tomatoes in this recipe, you have one ingredient down! Simply add some lettuce, croutons, cheese, and whatever else you typically like in a salad.