– 12 oz. uncooked angel hair pasta – 1 lb. cherry or grape tomatoes – ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil – 3 garlic cloves minced – ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley – 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil optional – 1 tsp. salt plus extra for boiling pasta – 1 tsp. black pepper – ½ tsp. red pepper flakes or to taste
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil and tomatoes. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and start to fall apart, about 10 minutes.