This Tomato Basil Pasta recipe is great for busy weeknights. The heat from the pasta warms the rest of the dish.
This tomato and basil pasta recipe serves six and costs about $12.05 to make. That’s just $2.01 per serving.
– linguine or spaghetti – $1.28 – cherry tomatoes – $3.99 – fresh basil – $3.98 – fresh marjoram leaves – $0.98 – extra virgin olive oil – $0.58 – garlic cloves – $0.10 – red wine vinegar – $0.13
Per Serving Cost: $2.01
Recipe Cost: $12.05
NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The actual cost of the recipe will vary depending on what ingredients you already have.
While the pasta is cooking, cut the tomatoes in half.
Then, squeeze the tomatoes into a bowl until slightly mashed. Next, add the herbs, olive oil, garlic, and vinegar to the same bow.
Season the tomato mixture with salt and pepper and stir it in. Then, drain the pasta and pour it into the tomato mixture.
Finally, add the parmesan and toss to combine. Now you are ready to serve your tomato basil pasta!
While this recipe calls for cherry tomatoes, you can use grape tomatoes or any tomatoes growing in your garden.