- 200 grams Angel Hair Pasta or any other long string pasta
- 1 tablespoon Salt
- 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 tablespoon Garlic minced
- 3 ½ cups Cherry Tomatoes
- 1 cup Fresh Basil Leaves loosely packed
- 1 tablespoon Butter
- Fresh mozzarella / Bocconcini
Cook the pasta in salted water according to package instructions till al dente. While the pasta is cooking, reserve ½ cup pasta water and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add garlic. Sauté the garlic on a low flame for 2-3 minutes.
Add tomatoes and two pinches of salt and cook them for a few minutes till soft. Break the tomatoes slightly with the back of a spoon.
Add reserved pasta water and simmer for 5 minutes till it thickens and becomes saucy.
Add pasta and butter and toss well. Add the basil, toss again till the basil wilts. Break the cheese and add it on top. Serve immediately.
Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1762mg | Potassium: 413mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 954IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg