I’m so glad you’re here! Today, I’m sharing an easy and delicious Pasta Recipe for Tomato Pasta – Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine as part of the bi-monthly Ultimate Recipe Challenge.  

Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This recipe is good on so many levels.  First, it’s so easy to make and if you are short on time you can make it start to finish in only 15 minutes.  Second, it’s FRESH!Fresh Basil - Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine at cupcakesandcrinoline.comI used fresh basil from my indoor herb garden (remember the Hanging Gutter Planter I shared last month…it is yielding herbs like crazy and I plucked the basil right from the gutter).  This recipe is delicious and takes only 15 minutes to make from start to finish. Use fresh ingredients picked from your garden for the best results. Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com Visit my page for over 25 more delicious Pasta Recipes.My tomato plant isn’t yielding any tomatoes yet but once it does I’ll pick some of those and make this again – my family loved it! 

Tomato Pasta

Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine

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This recipe is delicious and takes only 15 minutes to make from start to finish. Use fresh ingredients picked from your garden for the best results. Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com Visit my page for over 25 more delicious Pasta Recipes.

1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, finely chopped

3 gloves of garlic, finely chopped

1 bunch of fresh basil, torn

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

16 ounce package linguine, cooked according to package directions

Garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Sea salt and pepper {to taste}This recipe is delicious and takes only 15 minutes to make from start to finish. Use fresh ingredients picked from your garden for the best results. Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com Visit my page for over 25 more delicious Pasta Recipes.

  1. Gently stir together tomatoes, garlic and basil in a large bowl.  
  2. Drizzle with oil.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Mix well and toss with hot cooked linguine.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Serves 6 to 8.

This recipe is delicious and takes only 15 minutes to make from start to finish. Use fresh ingredients picked from your garden for the best results. Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com Visit my page for over 25 more delicious Pasta Recipes.Add this to your meal plans for those days when you’re busy but want something fresh and tasty.

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This recipe is delicious and takes only 15 minutes to make from start to finish. Use fresh ingredients picked from your garden for the best results. Fresh Tomato and Basil Linguine from cupcakesandcrinoline.com Visit my page for over 25 more delicious Pasta Recipes. hugs, mb new logo March 2016