Fresh Tomato and Garlic Penne for Two

Fresh Tomato and Garlic Penne for Two

Make dinner is under 30 minutes by quickly cooking tomatoes, tossing in basil and spooning over pasta.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1 1/4
cups uncooked penne pasta (4 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb plum (Roma) tomatoes (6 medium), coarsely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic in oil 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes. Cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until tomatoes are soft and sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in basil, salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute. Serve sauce over pasta.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Add chicken to this pasta dish. After cooking the garlic, add about 1/2 pound cubed boneless skinless chicken; cook until no longer pink in center.
A crusty French baguette is a nice addition and adds a different texture to this meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.