CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh TomatoFresh garden vegetables make a nicely complement pasta.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Fresh garden vegetables make a nicely complement pasta.
Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato
½ cup pine nuts
4 ripe beefsteak tomatoes
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup fresh basil leaves (packed)
½ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 pound angel hair pasta
Bring large pot of water to boil for pasta. Place small skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add pine nuts, cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until nuts begin to brown and are fragrant. Remove from heat and pour nuts into serving bowl.
Chop tomatoes into ½-inch pieces and add to pine nuts along with olive oil, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper. Add pasta to the boiling water, cook and stir until al dente according to package directions.
Drain and add to tomato mixture in bowl. Toss gently and serve immediately.
Yield: Serves 4 to 6.
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