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Your Whole Family Will Love This Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil Recipe


Your Whole Family Will Love This Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

Pasta is a staple in many households. Many families keep at least a box or two of pasta on hand at all times, for nights when they don't feel like cooking a big meal. However, ordinary pasta with cheese or tomato sauce can get boring after a while.

You may feel as if you need to give up more time or money than you have to make a nice, unique pasta dish. The truth of the matter is that there are plenty of quick and easy pasta recipes out there. This is just one of many, but it's one of the best.

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this recipe, so you won't need to spend a lot of extra money. Key ingredients for this dish, aside from the obvious pasta, include basil, garlic, and tomatoes. You'll still get many familiar and traditional flavors in this dish, but it's still unique enough to be something different.

So, if you anticipate a pasta night this week, give this recipe a try. It's a great way to change up the menu without being too radical. Your family may even find that they prefer this recipe to ordinary pasta! If you enjoy this recipe, leave a comment down below letting us know!

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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