Clean, simple, seasonal ingredients, along with a great-quality fresh-pressed extra virgin olive oil that I brought back with me from Italy this past spring, make this pasta recipe addicting and healthy in every bite.
Summer pasta with grilled chicken, tomatoes, and basil
1 pound angel hair pasta
1 1/2 pound grape tomatoes, halved
3/4 cup chopped fresh basil
4 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
1/2 cup best quality extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup grated soy parmesan cheese
1 pound grilled boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Cook the pasta according to package instructions al dente, then drain and rinse under cold water. Combine the pasta with the rest of the ingredients in a large serving bowl and gently toss. Makes 6 servings.