Recipe – Tomato And Basil Spaghettini

This is a very delicious vegetarian dish. It is not only easy to make this dish, but can also be done in a matter of minutes. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare the ingredients and the cooking time is just 15 minutes. The quantity of ingredients mentioned in this recipe will be sufficient to serve only one person. This vegetarian dish can be prepared in a jiffy with sweet cherry tomatoes. For garnishing, you can use the shredded basil leaves.


Tomato and Basil Spaghettini – What Ingredients to Use

Vermicelli pasta or spaghettini – 100 grams

Olive oil – 2 tablespoons

1 garlic clove peeled and crushed

Chopped cherry tomatoes – 100 grams

5 basil leaves (shredded)

Ingredients For serving

5 basil leaves (shredded)

Olive oil (extra virgin) – 1 tablespoon

Tomato and Basil Spaghettini – How to Prepare

The first step is to fill up a large-sized saucepan with clean water and add salt to it. Cook the pasta in boiling water for about 5 to 6 minutes or until al dente. Then drain off the water. In the mean time, heat the olive oil in a separate saucepan that is small in size. Fry the garlic clove for about two minutes till it becomes soft. Take care to see that it does not become brown.

Add all the tomatoes and add a little bit of salt. Cook the tomatoes for a few minutes. Then, add a little amount of water and cook the tomatoes for a little more time. Continue cooking the tomatoes till they become soft and come to a saucy consistency. The next step is to add all the chopped basil.

Before serving the dish, stir the pasta with the sauce. Serve the tomato and basil spaghettini drizzling a little of the extra virgin olive oil and with a sprig of basil.

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