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garden tomatoes with pasta spaghetti

Garden Grape Tomatoes and Spaghetti

Simple yet delicious, dinner of fresh ripe tomatoes and pasta

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword garden tomatoes and pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 355 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti
  • 3-4 tablespoons of good olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, minced fine
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly chopped garden basil
  • 3 cups of grape of cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese plus a little extra for serving
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking - gently saute garlic in olive oil for about for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes to the pan and cook for about 3- 4 minutes, stirring often
  4. While cooking the tomatoes, lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle tomatoes with sugar and add the basil - continue cooking for about 1-2 more minutes.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the pan with the tomatoes along with the Parmesan cheese, stir well to combine.
  7. Add more salt & a little olive oil if needed.
Nutrition Facts
Garden Grape Tomatoes and Spaghetti
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 116mg5%
Potassium 370mg11%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 25.5mg31%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.