Fast Herbed Vermicelli

Parsley, basil, rosemary and sage combine with tomatoes and pine nuts to bring fanciful flavors to this easy pasta toss.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 17 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (7 ounces) vermicelli
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
2
tablespoons sliced ripe olives
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves
1
pint cherry tomato, cut into fourths (2 cups)
Freshly ground pepper

  • 1 Cook and drain vermicelli as directed on package.
  • 2 Toss vermicelli and remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

"Little worms," the Italian translation of the word vermicelli, describes this very thin pasta twirled around a fork. But don't be afraid to dig in!

Are grocery store fresh herbs just too expensive? Check out your local farmers' market for a dilly of a deal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
45 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
5 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
35 mg
35 %;
Total Carbohydrate
30 g
30 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
24%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.