Cherry Tomato Pasta

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2 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves of garlic, sliced

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1 teaspoon sugar

Salt and pepper, to taste

1/2 cup coarsely torn fresh basil leaves

6 ounces thin spaghetti, cooked

Grated Parmesan cheese (for serving) optional


Place the oil in a skillet over low heat.

Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, about six to seven minutes.

Add the tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper; raise heat to medium and cook, gently smashing some of the tomatoes with the back of a spoon (leave some whole) until the sauce is thickened, about eight minutes. Stir in the basil.

Add the pasta, combine well and serve immediately, topped with grated cheese.

Recipe makes two servings Cherry Tomato Pasta.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories: 510

Carbohydrates: 79g

Protein: 14g

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 0