Easy olive oil, tomato and basil pasta

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    Easy olive oil, tomato and basil pasta

    Easy olive oil, tomato and basil pasta

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    25min


    124 people made this

    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.

    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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    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

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