Sicilian pasta

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 g fettuccine or linguine pasta , about half a package
  • 2 cups ripe cherry tomatoes , or 2 large tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil , or 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch fresh-ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions, usually from 5 to 7 minutes. Meanwhile, cut cherry tomatoes in half or coarsely chop large tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a large wide frying pan set over medium heat. When hot, stir in onion and garlic. Sauté, stirring occasionally, until onion has softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, basil, salt and a few grindings of black pepper to onion mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes soften, about 3 minutes. Add hot drained pasta and toss until blended. Serve right away sprinkled with Parmesan.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 404,
  • Protein
  • 11.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 52.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 16.7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 573 mg.

Bunches of cherry tomatoes take a bow in this flavorful pasta that’s tossed right in the frying pan.