Spring has sprung, and Summer is on it's way. Here is my first tomato of the year. It's still a baby but will grow up to be a delicious Roma tomato. I can taste the Pasta dishes now. In fact, let me add a recipe for you right now.
Tomato, Basil, Zucchini Pasta
1 1/2 lbs. Roma tomatoes, peeled and diced
3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
3 TBS Olive oil
2 TBS Basil, fresh chopped or (1 TBS dried)
Mix all these ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use. (do not freeze)
1/2 lb. of your choice of pasta
Cook pasta according to directions.
1 TBS Olive oil
1 large zucchini, cut into 1/4" cubes
Saute zucchini until al dente, add tomato mixture, lower heat and warm, do not boil. Add salt to taste.
Serve over pasta with parmesan cheese