Capellini Pomodoro

Spring Time has me wanting to cook with ALL the fresh veggies and I just got an herb garden so fresh basil = more simple fresh meals like this coming all season!! So many of you have never tried this dish! What a travesty! 5 ingredients, basically no cooking and so fresh and flavorful! Next time you’re craving an easy meal try this!


  • 1/2 lb capellini pasta
  • 2 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsps good olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start by boiling water and cooking pasta according to package instructions.
  2. While pasta is boiling, heat olive oil on med/low and cook garlic until fragrant about 1 minute.
  3. Now, throw in tomatoes and cook slightly for about 3-4 minutes! Season with salt and pepper and a few red pepper flakes.
  4. Drain pasta and combine with tomatoes.
  5. Turn heat off and throw in basil and toss to combine!
  6. Serve a generous portion in a bowl and garnish with more basil and Parmesan cheese!!

Makes 3-4 servings

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