Garlic Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 327.0
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 714.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 10.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Garlic Tomato Basil Penne Pasta calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 6


    16oz uncooked penne pasta
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    28oz (3.5 cups) diced tomatoes
    4 tbsp fresh basil leaves, chopped
    1 tsp salt
    .5 tsp ground black pepper


Cook pasta per package & drain.

While cooking the pasta, heat the olive oil in a 12 inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes and cook for another 5-9 minutes, or until tomatoes are soft and sauce is slightly thickened. Add basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Pour sauce into pot with drained pasta.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRDESIZTZ.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Loved, so good. Added some sundried tomatoes! - 4/15/11

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    I made this for an office party and it was a hit. The only thing I did differently; I used 4 teaspons of dried basil instead of fresh, and tossed in about a quarter cup of reduced fat feta cheese. - 4/15/11