Olive, Ripe Tomato & Basil Marinade over Angel Hair Pasta

  • Yield: 4-6 servings
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 12 minutes


1 (6 oz)can California black ripe olives, sliced
6-- fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped
1cup fresh basil, finely chopped
3cloves garlic, minced
1/2cup olive oil
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon black pepper
2tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 (8 oz)package cream cheese, diced into small cubes
1pound angel hair pasta


In a large bowl combine California olives, chopped fresh tomatoes, basil, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper and vinegar; stir well. Gently fold in cream cheese. Marinate, at room temperature for approximately 4  to 6 hours.
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Place the hot pasta in a large bowl and toss with the olive tomato mixture.  Stir until well combined and cream cheese has melted.
   **This is a wonderful, fresh, easy pasta dish.  Serve with a mixed green salad and fresh bread. EXCELLENT !!