Fasta Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.3
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 92.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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A pasta recipe in which the tomatoes and olive oil is the "sauce" A pasta recipe in which the tomatoes and olive oil is the "sauce"
Number of Servings: 6


    8 oz cherry or sugar plum tomatoes
    3 tbsp olive oilve oil
    1/2 cup chopped basil
    2 garlic cloves finely chopped
    1/2 lb pasta
    1/2 cup shredded mozarellla cheese


Cut tomatoes in half and place in a bowl with olive oil, basil, and garlic. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top and mix everything up so olive oil and garlic are mixed in with the tomatoes. Cover the bowl with suran wrap and leave on the counter for 10-12 hours.

Cook pasta according to the directions. Once cooked drain the pasta and place it back in the pot. Add the tomatoes mixture and mozarella cheese to the pasta and mix. Cover the pot for about 5 minutes until the cheese has melted.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SJYORK.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I would make this again--I did add fresh garlic and some veggies --and I used the brown noodles--We liked it-had it with salad---- - 8/16/10

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  • You don't really mean 1/2 cup of basil, do you??? And, what would happen if I refrigerated the tomato mixture while it marinates? - 8/21/10

    Reply from SJYORK (8/21/10)
    Don't pack the basil down. It's really not that much. I dont know what would happen if you refigerate the tomatoes but it would be a cold mixture added to a hot pasta and the cheese would take longer to melt.

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  • I am making something very close to this tonight. Not using and cheese but using scallions. - 8/16/10

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