Olive, Ripe Tomato & Basil Marinade over Angel Hair Pasta

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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 !!

 

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