Penne Pomodoro

This authentic, super easy, and tasty Penne Pomodoro recipe is perfect for a quick and healthy weeknight meal. Plus, it's ready in under 30 minutes and budget-friendly too!

What you Need

Saute garlic


Add olive oil to a skillet, and heat. Add garlic cloves and red pepper flakes. Cook for a minute or two, until fragrant.

Add tomatoes


Add tomatoes and salt. Cook for 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently to avoid any burns.

Blend the sauce


Blend the sauce to the desired consistency! Return to the pan and simmer.

Mix sauce


Add cooked pasta to the sauce and toss well to coat. Add pasta water and toss with tongs to form your sauce.

Garnish and serve


Serve with a drizzle of olive oil, parmesan cheese and basil leaves on top for garnish. Enjoy!

- If you can't find good fresh tomatoes, then canned whole peeled tomatoes will work just as well! - A pinch of crushed red pepper flakes will add some heat without overwhelming other flavors.

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