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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Cherry Tomato and Basil pasta

A simple and really very quick pasta dish made with with cherry tomatoes and fresh basil.I love cherry tomatoes, they are cute little ones that are juicy and sweet. If you have sweet cherry tomatoes on hand then this dish is absolutely wonderful and it takes only few minutes to prepare. Cook this for dinner and enjoy eating with your family.
Tomato and Basil Pasta


Ingredients
  • 1 cup or 8 oz Penne Pasta
  • 10 cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 4 cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp of ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp of Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Salt ot taste
Method
  • Cook pasta in pan of boiling water along with salt and few drops of oil. Cook uncovered for 10 to 15 min's, stirring occasionally. Immediately drain the cooked pasta and rinse in fresh cold water and drain again and  keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan, when hot add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Then add the tomatoes and cook for 3 to 5 Min's or till it becomes soft.
  • Add chopped basil leaves, salt and pepper and saute for 10 seconds.
  • Stir in redwine vinegar,quickly add pasta and toss well and serve immediately.

27 comments:

Anu said...

Looks great. Never tried with vinegar

Hema said...

Love basil, the pasta looks superb, nice picture..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

oh lovely pasta... yummy!

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow too good click lovely pasta

Vimitha Anand said...

Nice flavors in that pasta. Looks so yum.

Vimitha Anand said...

Nice flavors in that pasta. Looks so yum.

Priya dharshini said...

perfect pasta,pls pass the plate

Sharmilee! :) said...

Nice pasta with basil and tomato..looks yum

Sushma Mallya said...

This looks delicious and yummy!

Aarthi said...

Awesome Recipe Dear..Bookmarking it to try soon..

Aarthi
http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

Prathibha said...

Simple n delicious pasta....looks yumm

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...what a delicious pasta recipe...some great flavors going in :-)

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

wowww.. delicious Pasta... im drooling here :)

maha said...

Oh my god..such a mouthwatering pasta dish..it looks just awesome...vl try 4 sure....
Maha

Kitchen Flavours said...

Really simple and quick fix recipe...

rekhas kitchen said...

That a fantastic and my all time favorite valar moutwatering.

Viya said...

Mouthwatering pasta dish:)

Ramya said...

This one is one of my fav! Absolutely refreshing!

Torviewtoronto said...

pasta looks wonderful

Treat and Trick said...

Nicely presented and so yum!

Anonymous said...

Looks delicious and yummy. Super clicks.

Anonymous said...

I love pastas and this is wonderful. Nice clicks.

Mélange said...

That's too tmepting anf filling Valarmathi...Making me hungry.

First time to your blog..Amazing one.Adding you to my reader..Keep up the great work.Cheers!

Padhu said...

Simple and yummy!

easyfoodsmith said...

Love this simple and delicious post!
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Aruna Manikandan said...

looks perfect and very tempting dear :)

Recipe World said...

This looks extremely awesome and would love to have it :)

- Sarika

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