Olive Garden Capellini Pomodoro Recipe

Our Olive Garden Capellini Pomodoro Recipe is really quite easy to make at home. You can make some for dinner tonight or for your next get together. This Olive Garden Recipe for their Capellini Pomodoro tastes just like the real thing.

Olive Garden's Capellini Pomodoro Recipe


3 cloves Garlic, mince
2 pounds Plum tomatoes; seeded, diced
1 ounce Fresh basil leaves, minced
1/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil
3 ounces Parmesan cheese
12 ounces dry Angel Hair Pasta, cooked
1/4 teaspoon Pepper


1. Heat olive oil and add garlic; cook until it turns white.
2. Add tomatoes and pepper and heat through, stirring constantly, about 2 to 3 minutes. Tomatoes should not lose their shape. Remove from heat.
3. Transfer hot, cooked pasta to large bowl.
4. Toss pasta gently with tomato mixture, basil and half of Parmesan cheese.

Serve immediately and pass remaining Parmesan.

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