Basil Linguine


  • 1/4 lb linguine ( fresh or dried)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper


  1. Bring a large saucepan filled with 3 to 4 quarts of water to a boil. When watercomesto a boil, add pasta and cook 3 minutes for fresh or 9 minutes for dried. Drain, leaving about 2 Tbl pasta water with the pasta. Add olive oil to pasta and toss well. Add basil and salt and pepper to taste.