Meatless Monday: Simple Tomato & Basil Pasta

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MEATLESS MONDAY! What can you pull together really fast when everyone’s hungry and you just walked in the door? Simple Tomato & Basil Pasta…This pasta is finished in the time it takes to boil the pasta water…simple, easy and definitely delicious…

Simple Tomato & Basil Pasta
1 lb angel hair pasta
6 oz tomato paste
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
handful fresh basil leaves, chopped
fresh Provolone cheese, grated

Put a large pot of salted water on high heat and bring to a boil. Cook pasta as directed; reserve 1 cup pasta cooking liquid. Meanwhile, in a large deep skillet, heat the tomato paste, olive oil and garlic over medium-high heat, stirring almost constantly, for about 5 minutes. Pour reserved cup of pasta cooking liquid into skillet and stir well to combine. Heat through then remove from heat. Add cooked angel hair into skillet and stir to combine. Add the fresh chopped basil; stir again. Don’t forget to shred the Provolone (as much as you like!) Scoop the pasta into a bowl, top with provolone and serve. Simple. Easy. Delicious. Enjoy!

Enjoy!

Linda~

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