Pasta al pomodoro

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Pasta al pomodoro
Orecchiette al Pomodoro.jpg
Type Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Main ingredient(s) Pasta, olive oil, tomatoes, basil

Pasta al pomodoro is an Italian food typically prepared with pasta, olive oil, fresh tomatoes, basil, and other fresh ingredients that may vary. It is intended to be a quick light dish, rather than a dish in a heavy sauce.

Pomodoro means tomato in Italian.[1]


  1. ^ Frascarelli, Mara (2000). The Syntax-Phonology Interface in Focus and Topic Constructions in Italian. Dordrecht [u.a.]: Kluwer. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-7923-6240-1.