Pasta Pomodorini

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 374.2
  • Total Fat: 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3 mg
  • Sodium: 93.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 9.5 g

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Vegetarian pasta dish with light olive oil sauce. Vegetarian pasta dish with light olive oil sauce.
Number of Servings: 6


    7.5 cups dry pasta
    .25 cup extra virgin olive oil
    .25 cup garlic, sliced
    .25 tsp red pepper flakes
    1 pint small cherry tomatoes, stems removed, crushed between thumb and forefinger
    .5 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into 2-3 pieces
    Ground black pepper
    .25 cup parmesan


1. Bring pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta and stir.

2. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until the slivers are golden brown and crisp. Then add red pepper flakes and cook for about 30 seconds. Raise the heat to high and add tomatoes. Cook until they soften and juices thicken, about 3 minutes. Add basil and season with salt and pepper.

3. When pasta is al dente, put 1/2 cup of the water aside, then drain the pasta. Return pasta to warm pot and add sauce. Add some reserved water of pasta seems dry. Add parmesan and drizzle with two more tablespoons of olive oil.

Makes about 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FIERYNIKKIE.

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