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Pasta with Tomatoes

Earlene Ertelt of Woodburn, Oregon found the recipe for Pasta with Tomatoes in the newspaper a few years ago and has used it frequently ever since. "My husband, Charles, and I are busy on our farm and with other activities, so quick and easy dishes like this one are very important to me," Earlene asserts.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + standing
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked bow tie pasta or spaghetti
  • Fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • Combine the tomatoes, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Serve over pasta. If desired, garnish with basil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 245 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • justmbeth
    Aug 24, 2019

    I made this a side dish, using up some homegrown tomatoes. I will make this one again.

  • LMS803
    Aug 14, 2009

    Needed something quick to go with chicken tonight and saw this. Was delicious! I also added some finely chopped green pepper and onions.