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No Cook Tomato Sauce with Pasta recipe and lesson plan

No Cook Tomato Sauce with Pasta recipe and lesson plan

Yield: 20


  • 4 pints local cherry tomatoes
  • 2 bunches of basil
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 8 oz. Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb. box of spiral or bow tie pasta


  1. Fill the large pot half full with water, cover, and put it on high heat to boil.
  2. Wash the tomatoes and herbs.
  3. Add the noodles to the boiling water with a few drops of oil, and stir. Cook for the designated cook time (on the pasta package).
  4. Chop the cherry tomatoes. Add to a large bowl.
  5. Rip or cut the herbs into very small pieces. Add to the tomatoes.
  6. Mince the garlic and add to the tomato mixture.
  7. Drain the pasta. Add the pasta and three tablespoons of the olive oil to the tomato mixture and stir.
  8. Grate and add the cheese.
  9. Enjoy!

The lesson plan includes step-by-step instructions for cooking this recipe in the classroom, curriculum connections, and related books to read.



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