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  • Fresh Basil and Tomato Pasta

    Fresh Basil and Tomato Pasta

    ingredients

    1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

    10–12 fresh plum tomatoes, blanched, peeled, and coarsely chopped

    salt and pepper to taste

    1 cup fresh basil, chopped

    2–4 ounces grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

    1 lb. angel hair pasta

    directions

    1. Heat oil in a deep-frying pan.

    2. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, and half of the basil; simmer until liquid accumulates, about 10–15 minutes.

    3. Remove tomato chunks and reduce liquid by half.

    4. Add back tomatoes, remainder of basil, and adjust pepper to taste (use plenty).

    5. Simmer 15 minutes more.

    6. Serve over pasta, with cheese

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