Fresh Tomato & Basil Pasta
Preparation Time: 20minutes
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
Coarsely ground black pepper
Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil.
2. 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; 8g total dietary fiber.
*If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 52g carbohydrate. For more information go to www.dreamfieldsfoods.com.