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Ziti with Fresh Tomato-Olive Sauce

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Ziti or mostaccioli pasta
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 c Thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1/2 c Pitted kalamata olives -OR-
  • 4 oz Cn sliced & pitted black
  • -Olives, drained
  • 1 ts Drained capers, optional
  • 1/2 ts Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 lg Tomatoes, halved crosswise
  • 4 oz Goat cheese crumbled or
  • 1/4 c Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste


Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile in a large serving
bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, olives, capers and red
pepper flakes. Place a strainer over the serving bowl; squeeze the juice
from the tomato halves into strainer. (Push on seeds with back of a wooden
spoon to extract tomato liquid.) Discard the seeds. Coarsely chop tomatoes
and add to olive mixture; toss well. Drain pasta and add to the bowl; toss
well. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Season with salt and pepper to

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