Spaghetti with Oregano and Cherry Tomatoes

15 minutes, yeah right. Maybe once the water is boiling. Still, it's fast. And good.

7 to 8 fresh oregano sprigs
2 T dried oregano, crushed in a mortar
20 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 C extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
12 oz spaghetti

Mix the fresh and dried oregano together
Combine the tomatoes, oil, salt and pepper
Cook spaghetti al dente
Drain the tomatoes, reserve the oil. Add the reserved oil to the spaghetti
Add the oregano mixture to the spaghetti and mix well.
Dish up ... put the marinated tomatoes on top of the pasta.

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