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Fresh Basil Pasta Salad

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Serves 6-8 | Prep Time | Cook Time

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Ingredients You'll Need

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.


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.

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