Sunday, July 21, 2013


Hard to believe how good this One-Pan-Pasta is. Chef recommended. We're back from a wonderful vacation in Maine, and I wanted something easy for our first dinner back home. I saw this in Martha Stewart Living magazine in 2013 and we really enjoyed it so I had to share again. Once I get the laundry done, mail opened, and vacation photos uploaded, I will share some vacation photos with you.  


12 ounces linguine

12 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered if large

1 onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)

4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes

2 sprigs basil, plus torn leaves for garnish

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving

Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

4 1/2 cups water

Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for serving


1. Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes, basil, oil, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and water in a large straight-sided skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil mixture, stirring and turning pasta frequently with tongs, until pasta is al dente and water has nearly evaporated, about 9 minutes. 

2.  Season to taste with salt and pepper, divide among 4 bowls, and garnish with basil. Serve with oil and Parmesan.

Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..


  1. Well.. I have seen this so many times..I now have to try it:)
    I will send it to my Italian friends too..We never went to Puglia.. but we went to Italy:)

  2. I saw it on Ricki Jill's blog too and then bought the MS magazine. It is a recipe I definitely mean to try so I'm doubly glad to hear it is a winner.

  3. So happy to hear that you're back! I look forward to seeing your vaca pictures and hearing about what you did.
    I saw a pasta dish like this on Facebook and it looked so easy and good. I'm glad you tried it and liked it. Best of luck in getting caught up at home. xo

  4. :D I'm so happy you liked it! It's one of my favorite dishes now. I look forward to seeing your vacation photos!


  5. I'm so glad you've tried this. I've seen it around lately too and have wondered what it's like. I'll have to give it a try. Can't wait to see your vacation pics.

  6. Welcome back, Debbie...that sounds really good, can't wait to try it.

  7. Welcome back, Debbie! I'm sure you had a wonderful time :)

    I love the idea of this one dish pasta and my Tumbling Tom cherry tomatoes are just about to ripen so I'll try this as soon as they do. Pinning so I remember :)

  8. Hello Sweet Lady! Welcome home, I hope you all had a lovely time & can't wait to see the pictures!

    I would love to try this unique recipe, it sounds delicious ~ your opening photo grabbed my attention right away, it is stunning.

    Good to have you back. xo

  9. Welcome home Debbie. What a wonderful recipe. I love the idea of cooking this all together. How fun to find a new and great recipe. Thank you Debbie for your loving support. xo Linda

  10. Hard to come all the way back isn't it? Glad you are


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