Angel Hair Pasta Delight

Angel Hair Pasta Delight


3  tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 
1/2  cup finely chopped onion 
1/4  teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 
1  can (14.5 oz) plain or fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 
1  clove garlic, finely chopped 
1/4  teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt) 
8  oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta 
1/4  cup chopped fresh basil leaves 
1/2  cup shredded Parmesan cheese


1.In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Add tomatoes, garlic and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2.Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; place in serving bowl. Pour tomato mixture over pasta; toss gently to coat. Add basil, cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; toss.