Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce




Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce



Ingredients:
  • 2 1/4 pounds unrefrigerated ripe tomatoes (preferably plum)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic (from 2 garlic cloves), plus more if desired
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound spaghetti or spaghettini
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving (optional)

Instructions:

Finely chop tomatoes, basil, parsley, and garlic, and mix together with oil (or pulse ingredients, including oil, in a food processor to blend).

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook until al dente. Drain pasta, and toss it in a serving bowl with the raw sauce. Transfer to 6 shallow bowls, and drizzle with oil. Serve with cheese.

original recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/904229/pasta-fresh-tomato-sauce

2 Responses to "Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce"

  1. I was so excited to try this recipe, but it tasted so bland, I ended up adding it to jar sauce. It tasted exactly like fresh tomatoes that I blended together, definitely needs something....

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