Fresh Tomato and Garlic Penne

Make dinner is under 30 minutes by quickly cooking tomatoes, tossing in basil and spooning over pasta.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups uncooked penne pasta (4 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb plum (Roma) tomatoes (6 medium), coarsely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic in oil 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes. Cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until tomatoes are soft and sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in basil, salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute. Serve sauce over pasta.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    55g
    55%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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