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Pasta Primavera with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic - just 3 fresh ingredients make this easy and delicious pasta

Pasta Primavera with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic Recipe

Course pasta
Keyword tomatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 442 kcal


  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 10-12 cloves garlic minced
  • a few dashes of red pepper flakes
  • 4 large tomatoes chopped
  • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 16 ounces gluten-free pasta
  • 1 bunch fresh basil chopped
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional


  1. Place tomatoes in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper. Toss and let marinate while you make garlic-infused olive oil.

    Pasta Primavera
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook briefly; do not let garlic get too brown or else it will taste burnt; set aside.
    Garlic oil for Pasta Primavera
  3. Add garlic-infused olive oil to tomatoes and let marinate at room temperature for at least one hour (I let mine sit for 2-3 hours).

    Pasta Primavera
  4. Cook pasta until al dente; drain and toss with marinated tomatoes. Top with fresh basil and toss just before serving. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Pasta Primavera with Fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 442 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 214mg6%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 683IU14%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.