Easy olive oil, tomato and basil pasta

Easy olive oil, tomato and basil pasta

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25min


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About this recipe: This is a great pasta that can be eaten at room temperature or as a cold salad. And colorful, too. Any type of twisty or unusually shaped pasta works well.

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Ingredients
Serves: 8 

  • 1 (500g) packet farfalle pasta
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • good handful fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method
Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, gently toss the cooked pasta, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and basil. Season with salt and pepper.

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Reviews (3)

Melashka
18

This was absolutely lovely, a great summertime meal packed full of flavour. I added some black olives and cubes of mozzarella for a slightly different taste and texture, big thumbs up - 15 Aug 2010

carol101261
3

Really, lovely, fresh and tasty and easy peasy to make. Even better the next day! - 25 Jun 2012

gabriela.datcu
0

- Rated on - 10 Jan 2014

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