Summer Corn and Tomato Pasta

Juicy cherry tomatoes and sweet corn make a beautiful pasta combination for summer.

Summer Corn And Tomato Pasta

YIELD: 4 servings

PREP TIME: 15 minutes

COOKING TIME: 20 minutes

  • Salt
  • 1 pound bow-tie pasta
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ears fresh corn, kernels cut off
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta until al dente; drain.

Meanwhile, in a large heavy bottom pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the corn, raise the heat slightly and cook until the corn is heated through and golden, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt.

Add the vegetables, butter and basil to the pasta and toss.

Serve immediately!