Friday, January 20, 2006

Pasta with fresh Tomatoes & Herb !

Pasta with fresh Tomatoes & Herb


6 Ripe Tomatoes
3 Garlic Cloves, Minced
Fresh Herbs (Chopped, 1/4 Cup ) Best choices are Parsley, Basil, Oregano, & Mint
1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
2tbsp Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper
Pasta Of Choice
Parmesan cheese


Chop tomatoes coarsely & combine the tomatoes, garlic, fresh herbs, olive oil, hot pepper, salt and pepper.Keep it aside at least for 30-40 mts to allow flavours to blend.Prepare the sauce & keep aside.Just before serving, cook the pasta until it is done & drain and mix immediately with the sauce. Serve at once, with the fresh grated cheese to top.
Variations: can make this pasta dish with chicken topping and sprinkle on some crumbled cottage cheese (paneer) instead of the parmesan.