Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 296.3
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.7 mg
  • Sodium: 5,372.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 12.9 g

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A small twist to pasta with tomatoes A small twist to pasta with tomatoes
Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 lb Barilla Plus Penne pasta
    3 T salt
    1 C cherry tomatoes
    1 garlic clove
    2 T olive oil
    freshly grounded black pepper
    10 leaves fresh basil, roughly chopped or torn
    1/2 C Parmensan Cheese


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Place a large pot filled with water over high heat and bring to a boil to cook the pasta. Once boiling, add salt and then pasta. Cook until al denta. Reserve about 1/4 C of the cooking liquid before draining the pasta.

While the water is coming up to a boil to cook the pasta, place the tomatoes on a cookie sheet and grate the garlic over them.

Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Tranfer cooking sheet to the oven and roast tomatoes for 8-10 minutes or unti the tomatoes start to burst. Remove from the oven, discard the garlic clove and transfer roasted tomatoes to a large serving bowl. Add the reserved pasta water and, with a potato masher or a fork, lightly smash the tomatoes.

Add basil, drained pasta and parmesan cheese; toss to coat.

Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUCKERETTE.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    Very good. I changed it up a little. Didn't have any penne so I used whole wheat rotini. I also used Wishbone Bountifuls Tuscan Romano Basil Dressing ( only 25 cal/2 Tbl) instead of the olive oil. Added roasted green & yellow peppers and tossed in some fresh baby spinach at right before serving. - 6/3/08

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    Very Good
    Only reason I wouldn't give this a 5 is because I don't care for tomatoes but my family loved it! - 9/11/07

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    delicious - 9/4/07

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    I make a dish so similiar to this one!!! I love it!!! - 9/3/07