Capellini Pomodoro (Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes)


Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Capellini Pomodoro)


This is what I make when in a hurry and feeling guilty about the Tommy’s Chili Dog and Chili Fry lunch.  It’s simple and relatively healthy!               

Capellini Pomodoro (Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes)

3   Tbsp          olive oil       

3   lbs             Roma tomatoes diced            

4                     garlic clove, minced               

1   teaspoon  Dried oregano — crushed               

1      cup   fresh basil leaves stems removed      

1      lb      Capellini (Angel Hair) Pasta           

 1/2   cup   Shredded Parmesan Cheese               


1   Put well salted water for pasta on the stove and bring to a boil.   Add pasta and cook according to the package directions. 
2   While the pasta is cooking, heat olive oil over med-high heat in a large skillet.     3.   Add one half of the diced tomatoes to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes.  add the rest of the tomatoes, minced garlic and oregano and cook for 2-3 more minutes.    

4   Place pasta in the bowls, cover with sauce and cheese and add a couple basil leaves

8 Servings               

Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Capellini Pomodoro)

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