Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

A tasty and simple pasta dish that’s perfect for summer, Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta! With only a few simple ingredients, this dish comes together quickly, and the result is a flavorful and satisfying meal that everyone will love.

To make this dish, you’ll need vine-ripened tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, parmesan cheese, and spaghetti. Start by preparing the ingredients: dice the tomatoes, chop the onion, mince the garlic, and julienne the basil.

Next, heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until it becomes translucent. Then, add the minced garlic and sauté for a few minutes until it’s soft, but be careful not to burn it. Add the diced tomatoes, the remaining two tablespoons of olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything well and bring the mixture to a boil.

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta

COOK TIME: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6 Servings


20 vine-ripened tomatoes, diced

1 large onion, chopped

5 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup basil, julienned

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

kosher salt & pepper, to taste

parmesan cheese, garnish to taste

1 lb spaghetti, cook according to package directions


  • Prep ingredients; dice tomatoes, chop onion, mince garlic, and julienne basil, set aside.
  • In a large stockpot heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, add onions sauté until translucent. Add garlic, sauté for a few minutes just until soft, making sure it does not burn. Add diced tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, mix well.
  • Bring mixture to a boil then reduce the heat to low, simmer until tomatoes soften and release their juices about 20-30 minutes. Add julienned basil, adjust salt and pepper to taste, and mix well.
  • Prepare pasta according to package directions. Serve over prepared spaghetti, and top with parmesan cheese as desired. Enjoy!

Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the tomatoes soften and release their juices. Add the julienned basil and adjust the salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything well and let it simmer for a few more minutes. While the tomato sauce is simmering, prepare the spaghetti according to the package directions. Once it’s done, serve it in bowls and spoon the tomato sauce over it. Top with parmesan cheese and enjoy!

This recipe makes enough for six servings, but you can easily adjust it to make more or less depending on your needs. You can also add other ingredients to the sauce, such as mushrooms or bell peppers, to give it even more flavor. Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta is perfect for a quick and easy dinner, and it’s also a great way to use up fresh tomatoes from your garden. It’s healthy, delicious, and satisfying, and it’s sure to become a new favorite in your household. Give it a try and see for yourself how delicious it is!