Delectable Cherry Tomato Sauce

March 15, 2019

Cherry Tomato Sauce

Your weeknight pasta has a fresh new twist.

Course Main Course
Cuisine America, Italian
Keyword cherry tomatoes, olive oil, sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Diana Edwards

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 batch freshly grated parmesan for serving
  • 2 cloves garlic large, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook according to package instructions and drain. Reserve some pasta water, like 1/4 cup.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add in garlic and toast lightly. Next, mix in sugar, cherry tomatoes, salt, and pepper and cook for 10 minutes. Use a spoon to crush up tomatoes.
  3. Pour in the pasta, a little pasta water, and basil. Toss to combine.
  4. Top with Parmesan.
  5. Serve and enjoy! 😀
 

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