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Pasta with cherry tomatoes, basil, and garlic.

This pasta with cherry tomatoes, basil, and garlic comes together in 20 minutes or less, and it's perfect for celebrating spring.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 box any pasta such as Spaghetti or Penne
  • 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes washed
  • 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • parmesan cheese
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  • I a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil and add the tomatoes, garlic, and sugar pinch.
  • Let the tomatoes cook, occasionally stirring until tomatoes bursts; add the basil and stir until fragrant.
  • Drain the cooked pasta and add to the sauce. Toss until evenly coated, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.