Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato and Basil Sauce
This quick and fragrant summer dish will have you eating in no time!
2 pounds ripe but firm tomatoes
12 ounces angel hair pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 scallions, minced
1/3 cup sliced black or green olives
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- Fill a large pot halfway with water and bring to a boil. Plunge the tomatoes in, remove the pot from heat, let stand one minute and drain. When cool enough to handle, slip off the skins, dice the tomatoes and set aside.
- Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente, then drain. In a serving bowl, combine the pasta and tomatoes the remaining ingredients. Toss well and serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Nava Atlas; www.vegkitchen.com.