Mr. Food: Angelic Pasta

What You’ll Need

  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 large tomatoes, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil (see Note)

What to Do

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil until hot. Add tomatoes, garlic, salt, and pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until slightly broken down.
  3. Add chicken broth and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Place in a large bowl and add pasta; add Parmesan cheese and basil and toss well. Serve immediately.


  • Don’t have fresh basil? You can substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil for the fresh.
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