Orecchiette with Summer Tomato Sauce and Olives

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 lbs. tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped into 1⁄2-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded fresh basil leaves
  • 1⁄4 ground black pepper
  • 1⁄3 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 lb. orecchiette, cooked

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, garlic, oil, basil, and pepper. Stir well and let stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
  • Stir the olives into the tomato mixture. Add the pasta and toss well.