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Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

"This garlic and basil pasta recipe is a wonderful way to use your bounty of late-summer tomatoes," suggests Susan Jones of Downers Grove, Illinois. "Ideal as a side dish for grilled chicken, it also makes a great light supper when coupled with a salad and breadsticks."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil or 4 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large serving bowl, combine the tomatoes, onions, Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Drain pasta and toss with butter. Add to tomato mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 211 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 680 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.