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angel hair recipe

Want another quick & easy pasta recipe using summer’s best tomatoes?  Here you go!

Angel Hair with Sauteed Cherry Tomatoes
 
Ingredients
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta (1/2 a box)
  • 1.5 lbs baby tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • large handful fresh herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro, or a mix), rough chopped
  • Parmesan Cheese
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Add all the tomatoes and cook for 5-8 minutes, or until they brown a little and begin to burst. At this point, generously salt the pasta water and cook noodles according to package directions (about 3-4 minutes). Meanwhile, turn the burner with the tomatoes down to low, then stir in minced garlic, herbs, salt, & pepper.
  2. When pasta is done, drain and add it to the tomatoes along with 2 more Tbsp olive oil. Toss gently, then place on serving dish and garnish with more fresh herbs and shaved or grated Parmesan cheese.

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4 Comments

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    cori
    August 25, 2010 at 9:35 am

    Thanks for this recipe Amelia! I often forget the joy of a simple yet full of flavor dish such as this. I’m making it!

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    Easy, Healthy Meals for Busy Moms | Workout Mommy
    December 7, 2010 at 6:51 am

    […]  Angel Hair with Fresh Tomato Sauce.  The simple flavors of this dish will please everyone in your house, even picky eaters.  And bonus: it only has a few ingredients […]

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    August 16, 2011 at 6:45 am

    […] or berries topped with yogurt.  For a main dish, toss pasta with fresh basil and cherry tomatoes (like in this recipe), or lightly saute greens to serve with fried eggs (like this).  The great thing about summer is […]

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    A Beginner's Guide to Farmer's Market Shopping | LesserEvil Life
    May 20, 2012 at 4:17 am

    […] can be melon wedges, snap peas with hummus, or berries topped with yogurt.  For a main dish, toss pasta with fresh basil and cherry tomatoes, or lightly saute greens to serve with fried eggs.  The great […]

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