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Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil

Makes 6 servings – approximately ½ cup each

Ingredients:

1 lb. Angel Hair or Capellini Pasta

1 lb. fresh plum tomatoes, diced (about 4 small or 3 medium tomatoes)

1 Tablespoon fresh minced garlic

¼ cup grated Romano Cheese

1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

Salt – optional, to taste

3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil

2½ Tablespoons olive oil or olive oil blend


Preparation:
  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and keep warm.
  2. In the meantime, add oil to large skillet and heat on medium until hot.
  3. Add fresh garlic to oil. Cook over medium heat 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. Add tomatoes to garlic and olive oil, stirring occasionally until heated through about 1- 2 minutes.
  5. Combine pasta and tomatoes in a large bowl. Add fresh basil and gently mix together.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese.
  Nutrition Information per serving: Calories: 200

Total fat: 8 grams

Saturated fat: 1.5 grams

Chol: Less than 5 milligrams

Sodium: 70 milligrams

Carbohydrate: 27 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Protein: 7 grams

Sugar: 2 grams

Values listed represent a nutritional analysis. There are natural variations that occur in all recipes; these figures may not be exact and are provided for informational purposes only.