Monday, June 20, 2011

Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil

Today's recipe makes for a quick, easy, and healthy dinner or lunch.

Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil
8 ounces angel hair pasta, cooked as package directs
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 pack grape tomatoes
4-5 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
red pepper flakes to taste
2 tablespoons chicken broth
at least 10 basil leaves, more if desired,coarsly chopped
grated Parmesan cheese
Heat the olive oil in a medium sized pan. When hot add the grape tomatoes and cook until the skins start to pop and they are soft. Add the garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook for another minute. Add the chicken broth, bring to a boil and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add the pasta and the basil and cook and stir until throughly mixed and heated through. Serve with the cheese.

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