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Vermicelli with Tomato Basil Sauce

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Ingredients
  Vermicelli 8 Ounce, uncooked
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomatoes 5 Medium, peeled, chopped to make 5 cups
  Canned no salt added tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Minced fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Cook vermicelli according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Drain well, and set aside.
Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot.
Add onion and garlic; saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
Stir in tomato, tomato sauce, basil, and pepper.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add vermicelli; cook, uncovered, until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
Transfer mixture to a large platter; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1267 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 26.4 mg8.8%

Sodium 1442.4 mg60.1%

Total Carbohydrates 227 g75.6%

Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%

Sugars 40.5 g

Protein 52 g103.3%

Vitamin A 111.5% Vitamin C 162.6%

Calcium 47% Iron 37.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Vermicelli With Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe