This easy-to-follow recipe for a fresh pasta dish using 4 or less ingredients is for busy people who want fantastic food - fast!


  • 2 cups penne pasta

  • 1 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • 5 tomatoes, diced

  • 4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil


  • 1.

    Add pasta to a saucepan of boiling water, stir immediately and cook uncovered for 12 minutes or until al dente, stirring occasionally.

  • 2.

    Drain and add the remaining ingredients, lightly toss to combine.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 343kj
  • Fat Total 14g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 11mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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cold-served the pasta, makes the dish more yummy! :)