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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
  • 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
  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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  • 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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