Fresh tomato and garlic penne


Fresh tomato and garlic penne

Servings: 4

Preparation time: 40 min



2 1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta (about 8 oz)

1 teaspoon olive oil

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

12 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes (2 lb), coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper



1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt and oil; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over mediumhigh heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes. Cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until tomatoes are soft and sauce is slightly thickened.

3. Stir basil, salt and pepper into tomato mixture. Cook 1 minute. Serve over pasta.



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