Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Sicilian Tomato Pasta

Serves 4

This is the easiest sauce yet- No cooking!!!

 3 cups mostaccioli

1 tsp. salt

 1/4 cup pine nuts

1/4 cup grated Parmesan

 1 clove garlic

  2 cups fresh basil leaves

1/4 cup olive oil

1 lb. Roma tomatoes

  salt and pepper to taste

  Parmesan for garnish

Directions:

  • Place pasta and salt in cooker.
  • Add water to level 4.
  • Cook 10 mins. Stir; cook 7 mins.

Meanwhile:

  • Place pine nuts, Parmesan, and garlic in the food processor or blender. Blend to a rough chop.
  • Add basil and olive oil; process for a few seconds just to blend.
  • Add tomatoes and pulse until you have a chunky sauce.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Back to the Pasta:

  • Remove pasta from microwave; drain.
  • Pour sauce over pasta.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan.