Tomato & Basil Pasta

Ingredients
1¼ cups fettucine, or other pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
½ tsp salt
1 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
¼ tsp ground black pepper
½ cup Parmesan cheese

Directions
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain water, and place pasta in a large bowl.
2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic to pan and cook for 1 min, stirring frequently.
3. Add tomatoes and salt, cover, and cook for 4 min. Remove from heat and stir in basil and pepper.
4. Add tomato mixture to pasta and toss well to combine. Top with cheese.

Serving
Pair with grilled chicken or enjoy as a main dish, either by itself or with crusty garlic bread.