Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: Pasta with Garlic, Olive Oil, Fresh Tomatoes and Basil
1 lb Spaghetti 1 cup Olive Oil Salt to taste Pepper to taste 2 lb Ripe Tomatoes, peeled 4 cloves Garlic, minced ¼ cup Fresh Basil, chopped Parmesan Cheese, grated (as desired)
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook spaghetti until just tender (approx. 8 minutes). Drain pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and toss gently. Mix tomatoes with salt, pepper and garlic. Gradually stir in remaining olive oil. Stir in basil. Let sauce stand at room temperature for 1 or 2 hours. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if needed. Add grated parmesan cheese to taste.