Penne Pasta Pomodoro
Tomatoes are infused with Italian flavors in this ethnic dish that is a snap to prepare.
- 3 TBS extra virgin olive oil
- 3 medium garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
- 12 Italian plum tomatoes, cut into chunks
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- 1 lb. whole wheat penne pasta
- 10 basil leaves, torn by hand into small pieces
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Cook pasta according to package directions.Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat olive oil and saute garlic until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add plum tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Simmer sauce for 5 minutes; do not overcook the tomatoes. Spoon sauce over cooked pasta and sprinkle with parsley and basil.
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1/2
Serving Size: not provided
Each serving provides: an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and fiber, and a good source of potassium..
Source: Fruits & Veggies--More Matters; it meets the CDC's strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Total Fat: 9.0g
Saturated Fat: 0.9g
% of Calories from Fat: 20%
Dietary Fiber: 8g
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