Pasta with 15-Minute Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce

Juicy sweet cherry tomatoes burst open in warm olive oil, creating a luxuriously silky sauce that comes together in minutes.


YIELD: 4–6 servings
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

    • 1 pound pasta
    • Kosher salt
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 3 pints cherry tomatoes
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • Pinch of sugar
    • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
    • Freshly grated Parmesan (for serving)

PREPARATION

 

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally, until al dente; drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a 12″ skillet or wide heavy saucepan over medium-high. Add garlic, then tomatoes, pepper, sugar, and 1 tsp. salt. Cook, stirring occasionally until tomatoes burst and release their juices to form a sauce, 6–8 minutes.
  3. Toss pasta with tomato sauce and basil. Top with Parmesan.

 

Source from: Author, Anna Stockwell, https://www.epicurious.com/

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