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Pasta with tomato and basil

joanjoan ganz

fresh tomatos and basil sauce

servings:Makes 2-4
total time:
45 min


  • 1 cup tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large shallots,(or garlic) chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1

    combine all ingredients. Toss with fresh cooked pasta.

  • 2

    for fresh pasta combine, 2 cups of all purpose unbleached flour (i use 75 % unbleached and 25% semolina) 2 large eggs at room temp. and 1-2 teaspoon of water and pinch of salt.

  • 3

    Mound flour and salt on a pastry board . Make a well in the middle of the flour and crack eggs into the well. Add the water. Using a fork, gently beat the egss and begin to incorporate the flour using a circular motion. When all the flour has been moistened, gather dough into a ball. Knead for about 10 minutes. til smooth and elastic. wrap dogh in plastic and let rest about 45 minutes. Can add rosemary or other herbs.



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