Thursday, July 15, 2010
Chef Chuck's One Pan Pasta
This is a simple one pot pasta recipe. Easy to make, quick, and delicious! Really a unique dish, it will become an old standby! Watch the video clip from my show on Arizona Midday to see how simply you can make a pasta dinner for the whole family. We serve this with homemade bread and salad.
Chef Chuck's One Pot Pasta
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons tomato paste
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 pounds fresh tomatoes about 8 medium tomatoes
1/2 pound angel hair pasta
2 1/2 cups hot water can use up to 3 cups
3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
parmigiana, cheese grated
salt and pepper to taste
In a large saucepan heat pan add olive oil then add paste and brown for about 3 minutes, stirring. Add garlic, saute for another minute then cut tomatoes in half and take core out, place cut side down on medium heat with lid on for about 5 minutes. Use tongs to remove skins and discard them, add salt and pepper. Add uncooked pasta and hot water put lid on and cook 10 minutes.