FRESH BASIL PASTA SALAD

 

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  • Servings: 6-8
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Rotini Pasta
  • 2 lbs. roma tomatoes, sliced or diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh basil leaf, chopped coarsely (about 1/3c)
  • 1/4 c. grated parmesan cheese
  • **There are a couple things that you can add, if you desire: black olives (sliced), green onions (chopped), balsamic vinegar, and mozzarella cheese can be substituted for the parmesan.

Directions

  • Mix together the tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, and basil.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Cook pasta, drain, rinse in cold water.
  • Mix pasta with tomato mixture.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.

Notes

Categories: Pasta  Salad  Side Dish 

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