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Pasta with Basil

Rated as 3.29 out of 5 Stars

"If you like basil, you'll enjoy the Italian flavor of this speedy side dish. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in basil; cook and stir for 1 minute. Drain pasta; add to basil mixture. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese just until it begins to melt. Serve immediately."
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Ingredients

servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in basil; cook and stir for 1 minute. Drain pasta; add to basil mixture. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese just until it begins to melt. Serve immediately.

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Just as I do salads, I generally prefer pasta dishes that are simple, lightly dressed and not overburdened by tons of sauce and lots of "stuff." This recipe had my name written all over it! Four...

I added fresh chopped garlic to onion and used olive oil and parmesan cheese, this way it was much better

I had high hopes for this dish and heeded the other reviews prior to making. The changes I made: saute 3-4 TBSP light butter in saute pan while paste is cooking. Add 2-3 TBSP very dry white w...

If the recipe called for olive instead of vegetable oil, and for fresh basil, I'd call it a good "non-recipe." But nothing about this is appealing. Fast, sure. But not something you'd want to ea...

Only Meeehhh. It was pretty but lacked much flavor. My husband liked it and I thought it was ok.