Cheesy tomato pasta with herbs

Hey there pasta lovers! Are you in the mood for something saucy and satisfying? Then you’ve come to the right place, because today we’re whipping up a delicious tomato-based pasta dish that will have your taste buds dancing with delight. This recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when you want something quick and easy, but still packed with flavor. So, grab your apron and let’s get cooking!

 

Serves  4                Prep  10 mins                Cooking  20 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of your favorite pasta (we recommend spaghetti or penne)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for topping)

 

Instructions:

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.

  3. Add the crushed tomatoes, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.

  4. Reduce the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the tomato sauce and toss well to coat.

  6. Serve hot, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

That’s it! This tomato-based pasta dish is sure to become a new favorite in your recipe repertoire. It’s quick, easy, and oh-so-delicious. So go ahead and give it a try – your taste buds will thank you.

 

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