being cook: One-Pan Pasta

When this super simple + really pretty pasta recipe popped up on my Pinterest feed a fews weeks ago, I HAD TO TRY IT! It was such a breeze to make! Not to mention how good it looks when plated. The presentation is on-point. Be sure to try it out below. Good luck + happy cooking! 

Prep Time: 15 minutes     Total Time: 20 minutes     Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

12 ounces linguine
12 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered if large
1 onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
2 sprigs basil, plus torn leaves for garnish
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
4 1/2 cups water
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

DIRECTIONS

Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes, basil, oil, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and water in a large straight-sided skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil mixture, stirring and turning pasta frequently with tongs, until pasta is al dente and water has nearly evaporated, about 9 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper, divide among 4 bowls, and garnish with basil. Serve with oil and Parmesan.

+ Recipe via. Martha Stewart