Summer is coming to a close but we have the abundant fruits of the harvest to console us through the waning days of warmth and sunlight. That means more cucumbers, melons, peaches and my personal favorite, tomatoes!
Loaded in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to lower the incidence of certain cancers, particularly prostate and lung cancer. In addition the antioxidants in tomatoes can protect your heart from heart disease! In today’s video I will show you how to make an easy and quick tomato pasta dish that the whole family will enjoy! All you need are tomatoes, garlic some basil and a bit of olive oil and you’re set.
If you are looking for a quick dinner idea or a pasta salad to whip up and take to work for lunch, then you’ll definitely want to check out this week’s video to see how easy it is to eat delicious and healthy food that takes minutes to make~
And then I want to hear from YOU! What is YOUR favorite tomato recipe? What do you do with the abundance of tomatoes at the end of the season? Do you can them? Roast them? Make gazpacho? And once you make this recipe, I definitely want to hear your feedback so leave a comment below!
Enjoy this simple recipe and have an amazing Monday and a great week!
- 1 cup cooked Rice Pasta
- 3 chopped Plum Tomatoes
- 1 Tbsp fresh, chopped Basil
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
- 1 minced clove Garlic
- 1/8 cup Olive Oil
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Toss tomatoes, herbs, garlic, oil, and salt & pepper to taste. Add warm cooked pasta. Toss together and serve. Serves 1.