Cut the basil shortly before using. Otherwise, the fragile herb turns black as it sits. Slideshow:  More Pasta Recipes 

Scott Hocker
December 2014

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions in a pot of well-salted boiling water.

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  • Meanwhile, to a large bowl, add the olive oil, tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Let sit until the spaghetti is done cooking.

  • Add the drained spaghetti to the bowl along with the basil and mix well. Serve.