COOK pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, HEAT 2 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until slightly yellow, about 2 minutes.
REMOVE garlic from skillet. ADD tomatoes to the skillet and sear until slightly blistered, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
DRAIN pasta and add to the skillet. Remove skillet from heat. Mix well.
ADD cheese, basil and remaining olive oil to the pasta. Toss to combine.