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Capellini Pomodoro - Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

User Rating 4 Star Rating (7 Reviews)


Capellini Pomodoro - Angel Hair Pasta Recipe
This is a flavorful dish, angel hair pasta with sauce, purported to be similar to the one served at Olive Garden restaurants.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) good quality diced tomatoes, or about 2 pounds fresh peeled and diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups fresh chopped basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 12 ounces dry angel hair pasta, cooked


Heat olive oil and add garlic; cook until garlic is tender. Add tomatoes and pepper and heat through, stirring constantly, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer hot, cooked pasta to large bowl. Toss pasta gently with tomato mixture, the fresh chopped basil, and half of the Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately and pass remaining Parmesan.
Serves 4.


User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
Great Recipe with one important missing ingredient, Member kellydlindsey

I've been making this for years based on working at the olive garden in college. The one thing that's missing is balsamic vinegar. I add about 2 tablespoons. I also like to top it with fresh asiago cheese or buffalo mozzarella.

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