Tomato & Onion Penne Pasta Recipe
Serving Size: 4
Total Time: 25 minutes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1¼ pounds cherry tomatoes
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ pound penne
4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally until tomatoes are collapsed and the sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes. Transfer sauce to medium bowl; keep warm. Wash out the saucepan.
2. Cook penne in the same saucepan until al dente. Drain and return to saucepan.
3. Add sauce, 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese, and the basil to pasta; toss to combine well. Serve sprinkled with the remaining 2 tablespoons of cheese.