Facebook Pixel

Garlic Spaghetti with Tomato Basil

Garlic Spaghetti with Tomato Basil

garlic-spaghetti-with-tomato-basil.jpgThere is something so comforting and nostalgic with a plateful of spaghetti. We believe you’ll find yourself making this recipe frequently if you are a garlic and basil lover.


  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1 pound of penne pasta
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 and ½ cups of cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons of basil, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes, dried
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese, grated

Cooking Instructions

Open your Garlic Shaker®. Toss an entire head of garlic into it. Close the lids. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Open a lid. Pour out the peeled garlic cloves.

Cook the pasta as per package instructions. Drain and set aside.

In a skillet, heat the olive oil and sauté the garlic and red pepper flakes over medium heat until aromatic.

Turn off the heat and add the cherry tomatoes. Add the pasta and chopped basil into the skillet and toss well to coat.

Transfer pasta into serving plates/ Season with salt and pepper, as desired and top with parmesan cheese.

Best served immediately.

Number of Servings: 4 servings of garlic spaghetti with tomato and basil.