Vermicelli with Fresh Herbs

Add aromatic flavors to your dinner table with this herbed pasta dish that's ready in 20 minutes. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) vermicelli
1
tablespoon capers
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons chopped pine nuts
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1
pint (2 cups) cherry tomatoes, cut into fourths
Freshly ground pepper, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook vermicelli as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coarsely chop capers if they are large. In medium bowl, mix capers and remaining ingredients except tomatoes and pepper. Stir in tomatoes.
  • 3 Drain vermicelli. In large bowl, toss vermicelli and herb mixture. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • 1 Cook vermicelli as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coarsely chop capers if they are large. In medium bowl, mix capers and remaining ingredients except tomatoes and pepper. Stir in tomatoes.
  • 3 Drain vermicelli. In large bowl, toss vermicelli and herb mixture. Sprinkle with pepper.

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Expert Tips

Because the ingredients in this recipe are uncooked, they'll stay warmer if you toss them with the pasta in a prewarmed bowl. To warm your serving bowl, fill it with hot water and let it stand while the pasta is cooking. Pour the water out just before you're ready to add the pasta.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 1/2 cups)
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
4 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:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.