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Tomato Basil Angel Hair Pasta


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

Using whole grain angel hair pasta adds protein and fiber to this vegetarian dish and your family won't even notice the whole grain. Our whole family loves this light and easy dish and it is inexpensive to make.

Ingredients

10 ounces pasta, angel hair, whole wheat

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic, bottled minced

2 tomato(es), Roma

14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes, canned with italian seasoning

1/3 cup basil, fresh, chopped

1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded

Preparation

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook according to package directions (usually 6 to 7 minutes for whole grain angel hair). Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and stir. Add chopped Roma tomatoes and stir. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add canned tomatoes and juice to skillet and stir. Cook for 5 minutes over medium low heat. Add basil and stir. Add pasta to sauce and combine, adding a quarter cup or so of the pasta water if needed. Serve in bowls with parmesan on top.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 350 calories, 7 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 12 g protein, 59 g carbohydrates, 8 g dietary fiber, 300 mg sodium


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