You are here: Home » Recipes » Olive, Ripe Tomato & Basil Marinade over Angel Hair Pasta Olive, Ripe Tomato & Basil Marinade over Angel Hair Pasta Recipe by motherchic Yield 4-6 servings Prep 15 minutes Cook 12 minutes PrintEmail Ingredients 1 (6 oz) can California black ripe olives, sliced6 -- fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped1 cup fresh basil, finely chopped3 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup olive oil1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, diced into small cubes1 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 !!