Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Tomato Garlic Pasta

Serves 4

When you just don't want to heat up the stove, this simple sauce is the best. 

 4 servings of your favorite spaghetti

 1 tsp. salt

 6 Roma tomatoes

1/4 cup fresh basil

 1 Tbs. fresh chives

1/4 cup fresh cilantro

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

1/2 cup Fontina cheese

salt and pepper to taste

freshly grated Parmesan

Directions:

  • Place pasta and salt in cooker.
  • Add water to level 4.
  • Cook 15-16 mins. for regular pasta, 14-15 mins. for thin pasta, and 10-11 mins. for angel hair.

Meanwhile:

  • Chop tomatoes, basil, chives, cilantro.
  • Run hot water over a large ceramic bowl to warm it up. Dry bowl and add garlic, olive oil, Fontina, salt and pepper.

Back to the Pasta:

  • Remove pasta from microwave;
  • Drain
  • Pour hot pasta into the bowl. Add Parmesan and toss.