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Rotini With Tomato Basil Sauce

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Rotini With Tomato Basil Sauce is an irresistible mouth-watering recipe. An easy to prepare side dish, Rotini With Tomato Basil Sauce is a dish that you would surely love to try.
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Chopped fresh basil/1 tablespoon dried basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Coarsely chopped parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh, 250 Milliliter)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Rotini 4 Cup (64 tbs) (1 Liter)

In medium saucepan, heat oil; cook garlic over medium heat until softened.
Stir in basil, oregano and tomatoes, breaking up tomatoes with back of spoon; bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced and slightly thickened.
Stir in parsley, 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the Parmesan, sugar, and salt and pepper to taste.
Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook rotini according to package directions or until al dente (tender but firm).
Drain well and toss with sauce.
Serve in shallow soup bowls.
Pass remaining Parmesan to sprinkle over.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2352 Calories from Fat 763

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 89 g136.8%

Saturated Fat 18.5 g92.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.9 mg18.3%

Sodium 1494.9 mg62.3%

Total Carbohydrates 342 g113.9%

Dietary Fiber 46.2 g184.8%

Sugars 44.8 g

Protein 92 g183.5%

Vitamin A 123% Vitamin C 145%

Calcium 90.3% Iron 80.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rotini With Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe