1/4 c. olive oil
1 can (28 oz.) Progresso whole tomatoes, drained, seeded, diced
1 c. fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
1 to 2 lg. cloves garlic, finely minced or crushed
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1 lb. pasta, from rigatoni to vermicelli, cooked al dente
Grated Parmesan cheese
Saute garlic in oil. Add diced tomatoes, basil and pepper. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly heated. Pour over hot pasta and toss gently. Sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese to serve. 8 side dish or 4 to 6 main dish servings.