Garden Fresh Pasta Dinner

1 box Bowtie Pasta ($1.25)
3-4 Fresh tomatoes from the garden, diced (Free!)
3-4 Fresh Basil Leaves, finely chopped (Free!)
1-2 cup mozzerella cheese ($1.67)
4 T EVOO ($.25)
2-3 garlic cloves, chopped ($.10)
1 zucchini ($.79)
1 T EVOO or Butter ($.10)

1. Marinate diced tomatoes and basil in EVOO (can you tell I watch Rachael Ray?!) and garlic. Add a splash of vinegar to the marinade if you like!
2. Cook pasta as directed. Drain. Pour marinating tomatoes over pasta. Srinkle cheese throughout. Let cheese melt. Serve warm.
3. Saute zucchini in EVOO or butter. Serve with pasta!


Cost $4.16

This is being posted as part of the Recipe Box Swap at I Have to Say…


  1. Martha A. says

    Yummy! That sounds so good! I was not able to grow basil this year.
    Just think how nice it would have been if you grew the zucchini too!
    i just posted on the Tapestries of the Heart blog on how to make your own Mozzarella cheese in case you are interested!

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