Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 pounds tomatoes chopped
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound mozzarella or cheddar cheese cubed
  • basil to taste chopped (start with 3/4 cup or so)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pound fettuccini sea shell, or other pasta


  • Put the olive oil, tomatoes, onion, mozzarella, basil, and salt in a bowl and mix together. Let stand at room temperature an hour or so.
  • Cook the pasta and drain, then stir into the tomato mixture.