Fresh basil and tomato pasta by Deborah McLean

Fresh basil and tomato pasta for 4 person

The fresh flavours of basil and ripe tomatoes makes this an exquisitely simple and delicious pasta dinner.

Ingredients for Fresh basil and tomato pasta

  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Fresh basil and tomato pasta, How to Make

    • Step 1
      Use a sharp knife to cut a cross in the base of each tomato. Plunge tomatoes into a large bowl of boiling water and stand for 5 minutes. Remove from water and carefully remove skins. Cut tomatoes into quarters and remove cores, then dice and set aside.
    • Step 2
      Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over low heat and cook onion, garlic and chilli for 10 minutes or until onion is lightly golden. Add tomatoes, wine and tomato paste. Simmer, uncovered, over medium heat for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for a further 10 minutes. Add the basil and simmer for a further 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced and the sauce has thickened. Add the salt and pepper.
    • Step 3
      Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water, following packet directions or until al dente. Drain and keep warm. Stir the cooked sauce through the pasta. Serve topped with Parmesan shavings and garnished with basil leaves.

    Notes:

    Additional information for Fresh basil and tomato pasta

    Preparation: Minutes, Cooking: Minutes, Serving: 4 Person, Level:

    Nutrition Info:

    2945 kj Energy, 17g Fat Total, 3g Saturated Fat, 12g Fibre, 23g Protein, 493.8mg Sodium, 18g Carbs (sugar), 103g Carbs (total),

    All nutrition values are per serve

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