Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Comfort food

Amy's Pasta Basil Asparagus

2 big very ripe tomatoes (at room temperature)
1 bunch asparagus
2 cloves garlic minced
6 or more leaves of basil chopped
4-6 tablespoons olive oil
Juice from 1/2 lemon
Fresh parmesan
Black pepper
Sea salt
1 box penne

Combine tomato, garlic, basil, olive oil, juice from 1/2 lemon, salt and pepper to taste. Let sit while pasta is cooking. When pasta has 6 minutes left to cook add the asparagus to the pot of cooking pasta. When done, drain and return to pot and toss in tomato mixture. Serve hot with fresh parmesan.

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