Pasta al pomodoro

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For the American chain of casual dining restaurants, see Pasta Pomodoro (restaurant).
Pasta al pomodoro
Orecchiette al Pomodoro.jpg
Course Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Tuscany
Main ingredients Pasta, olive oil, tomatoes, basil
Cookbook: Pasta al pomodoro  Media: Pasta al pomodoro

Pasta al pomodoro (pronounced [ˈpasta al pomoˈdɔːro]) is an Italian food typically prepared with pasta, olive oil, fresh tomatoes, basil, and various other fresh ingredients. It is intended to be a quick light dish, rather than a dish in a heavy sauce.

Pomodoro means "tomato" in Italian.[1]

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  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.