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Garlic-Herb Pasta

Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 18 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds plum tomatoes, cut into eighths
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced or chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Place pasta in a serving bowl, and keep warm.

  2. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated and tomatoes release juices. Pour over pasta; toss to combine. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.