Mr. Food: Breezy Summer Pasta

July 24, 2011 7:35:10 AM PDT
Mr. Food has a delicious way to cool off on a hot summer day.


  • 4 medium-sized ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2?medium-sized red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4?cup olive oil
  • 1/4?cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2?cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4?teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large bowl, combine the?tomatoes, onion, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, dill, salt, and pepper; mix well. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a?soup?pot, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and place in a bowl. Cover pasta with chilled tomato mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and serve immediately.