Linguine with Marinated Tomato and Basil Recipe

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Tired of pasta weighted down by sauce? Opt for Linda Nichols' nutritious toss-up of marinated tomatoes, linguine and cheese. "This recipe comes from my husband's sister, Allison, and is in our family cookbook. It is one of our favorite summer meals," she says from Atlantic, Iowa. "The leftovers make a great cold pasta salad."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) linguine
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 321 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 403mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Meanwhile, prepare linguine according to package directions; drain. Add to the tomato mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Linguine With Marinated Tomato And Basil in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p49

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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blodgs34 User ID: 1415482 58065
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2010

"easy and delicious! The perfect meal for those hot summer nights out on the patio. Try it, you will not be disappointed."

dsm User ID: 3208899 132673
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2008

"I recently cut out recipes from old issues, and this was one of them. Wish I had found it sooner! It is delicious! My whole family loved it, even my 5-year-old grandson."

lmurphy User ID: 1325984 133660
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2008

"easy and delicious. I will definately make this again."

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