Tagliatelle Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

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Tagliatelle Pasta with Cherry TomatoesThis simple and scrumptious pasta preparation is easy-to-make and can be consumed anytime of the day. The ingredients used are simple yet when combined in a right manner comes out as a lip smacking serving. You can substitute tagliatelle with spaghetti if you prefer the latter one. Instead of adding tomatoes in the very beginning and making them burst, I prefer to add halved cherry tomatoes almost simultaneously with the pasta to get a different texture and flavor. Feel free to moderate the amount of olive oil used in this recipe. If you find it a bit dry, do not hesitate in adding your favorite cheese to it. Let's get started and quickly prepare this awesome tagliatelle pasta preparation for our loved ones.

Tagliatelle Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes
Tagliatelle Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes
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Tagliatelle Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

Savor this delicious pasta preparation which includes lot of fresh cherry tomatoes with flavorful garlic infused olive oil and evenly cooked tagliatelle.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Nutrition: (per serving)
Calories: 418 calories
Fat: 12 grams
Carbohydrates: 65 grams
Sodium: 331 milligrams
Protein: 9 grams
Sugar: 3 grams

Ingredients:
  • 450 gm tagliatelle
  • 750 gm cherry tomatoes (cut in halves)
  • 3 large garlic cloves (slightly crushed)
  • pinch of oregano
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook pasta according to the instructions on the packet.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet on a low flame.
  3. Add crushed garlic cloves with a pinch of oregano to the pan.
  4. Sauté until the cloves start to change the color.
  5. Remove the cloves from the skillet and switch the flame to medium.
  6. Add halved cherry tomatoes and toss for just half a minute.
  7. Add cooked pasta to the skillet and season with ground black pepper and salt.
  8. Toss and cook for about for about 1 or 2 minutes.
  9. Optionally, you can also add few red chili flakes to the preparation.
  10. If it's a bit dry, drizzle ample amount of extra virgin olive oil on top.
  11. Serve hot.