Angel Hair with Tomatoes and Basil

  • Servings: 6

A simple and delicious pasta toss made with tomatoes, garlic and Parmesan cheese, ingredients synonymous with classic Italian cuisine.


16 ozSan Giorgio® Angel Hair
1/4 cupextra virgin olive oil
8garlic cloves, chopped
3 lbscherry tomatoes
2 cupsfresh basil leaves, chopped
1 cupgrated Parmesan cheese
coarse salt
freshly ground black pepper


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and reserve 1 cup cooking water.
  2. Add olive oil to a large pot and turn heat to medium-high. When oil is simmering, add tomatoes and stir for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and reduce heat to medium. Mix tomatoes and garlic together for 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant.
  4. Add 1 cup pasta water to the tomato mixture and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Tomatoes should break apart at this point.
  5. Toss mixture with cooked pasta and season generously with salt and pepper. Add basil and Parmesan cheese and toss just before serving.