Late-Night Pasta Chez Frank

Late-Night Pasta Chez Frank Recipe


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


1 (8-oz.) package vermicelli
6 garlic cloves, pressed
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
8 plum tomatoes, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain and keep warm.

2. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Add peppers, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

3. Add tomatoes and salt; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in chopped basil. Serve immediately over pasta, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Frank Stitt,

Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

April 2006
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