2 large ripe tomatoes,seeded and chopped
4 oven-dried or sun-dried tomatoes,chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic,chopped
salt and pepper
1 pound penne pasta
1 cup fresh basil leaves,loosely packed
Combine fresh and oven-dried tomatoes,oil,garlic,salt,and pepper in a large bowl. Marinate at room temperature for 45 minutes,stirring occasionally.
Boil pasta in salted water until al dente,7 to 10 minutes. Drain well,and while still hot,toss with tomato mixture.
Coarsely chop basil and combine with pasta. Serve immediately,or at room temperature.
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