Simple spaghetti with thyme

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    Simple spaghetti with thyme

    Simple spaghetti with thyme

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    20min


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    About this recipe: A delicately simple yet tasty pasta dish of garlic, tomatoes, thyme and cheese.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 250g spaghetti
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 tomato, diced
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 60g freshly grated Asiago or parmesan cheese

    Directions
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions; drain.
    2. In large bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, tomato, thyme, salt and pepper. Toss with hot pasta. Serve topped with cheese.
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    A very familiar dish to me that's especially delicious this time of year when tomatoes are at their vine-ripened best. I'll often use butter as well as the olive oil, and some fresh basil, parsley and/or chives. Freshly grated Parmesan or Romano is a fine substitute for Asiago. A few crushed red pepper flakes is good too, although I prefer this without. The tomatoes are meant to be fresh and uncooked, briefly tossed with the pasta just before serving. The fresh thyme was new to me, however, and I wasn't so sure I'd like it. I did.  -  11 Aug 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    56

    Oh my! This is fabulous and while the title implies "basic" or simple, I have to say it's simply delicious and a great side dish for grilled chicken. The flavors pair together nicely and I can see replacing the fresh thyme with fresh basil. I did add a bit of fresh basil as I had some on hand. I also added a little Parmesan with the Asiago. No matter what Italian cheese you have on hand you're sure to enjoy this dish!  -  23 Aug 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    Good simple side dish. For an even easier preparation, use the canned italian diced tomatoes.  -  08 Jan 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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