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Pasta With Fresh Tomatoes

Ingredients
  Rotini/Penne / any tube / corkscrew pasta 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Grated onion 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh tomatoes 4 Large, chopped, with liquid reserved
  Chopped fresh basil leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), loosely packed
  Light cream 3 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Cook pasta in stockpot according to package directions and drain.
Heat oil in saute pan, add garlic and onion, and saute less than a minute.
Add tomatoes and basil and saute about 2 more minutes.
Add reserved tomato liquid; cover and simmer for another minute.
Slowly pour in enough cream to lighten tomato mixture.
Note: This is not a traditional cream sauce; the cream just adds a touch of flavor.
Heat for another minute; add salt and pepper to taste.
Toss with pasta, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2700 Calories from Fat 448

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g83.9%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50 mg16.7%

Sodium 622.6 mg25.9%

Total Carbohydrates 515 g171.8%

Dietary Fiber 69.6 g278.3%

Sugars 68 g

Protein 104 g209%

Vitamin A 136.8% Vitamin C 163.7%

Calcium 14.1% Iron 81.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pasta With Fresh Tomatoes Recipe