Lifting Angel Hair Pasta with tongs

Easy Angel Hair Pasta

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Angel Hair Pasta Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 506kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
This Angel Hair Pasta is made with cherry tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil. You won’t believe how simple and TASTY this recipe is!
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  • 12 oz. uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb. cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil optional
  • 1 tsp. salt plus extra for boiling pasta
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 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.
  • Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook according to the package instructions until al dente (3 minutes).
  • Add the garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to the tomato sauce. Stir, and cook for about 3-4 minutes, breaking tomatoes in the process.
  • Drain the pasta. Add the pasta and chopped herbs to the tomato sauce. Stir, and cook for 2-3 minutes.



Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 509mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1445IU | Vitamin C: 32.8mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2.7mg