Breadcrumb toppers are an easy shortcut and flavor booster to a variety of pasta dishes.
Photo: Randy Mayor
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add 2 minced garlic cloves; cook 30 seconds. Add breadcrumbs, 1 tablespoon chopped pine nuts, and 1 ounce grated Parmigiano-Reggiano; cook 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in 1/3 cup torn basil.