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Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

1

box Dreamfields Angel Hair

2

tablespoons olive oil

5

cups coarsely chopped tomatoes (see note below)

1/2

cup chopped fresh basil

4

cloves garlic, minced

 

Salt

 

Coarsely ground black pepper

 

Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

 

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil.

 

  1. Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together tomatoes, basil, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add salt and pepper, as desired. Arrange pasta on platter; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

 

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

 

Note: Use fresh, firm, ripe tomatoes. Could include heirlooms, grape, cherry, etc.

 

Nutrition information (1/6 of recipe):  281 calories; 9 g protein; 12 g digestible carbohydrates*;

6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 22 mg sodium; 8 g total dietary fiber.

 

*If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 52 g carbohydrate.  For more information go to www.dreamfieldsfoods.com.

 

Recipe courtesy of Dreamfields® Pasta.

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