Fresh Tomato and Garlic Penne

Fresh Tomato and Garlic Penne

This quick and easy pasta dish explodes with fresh flavor.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

2 1/2
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 ounces)
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1
pound roma (plum) tomato, coarsely chopped (6 medium)
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.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in 10-inch skillet 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
Did You Know...
Roma—or plum—tomatoes are often preferred for sauces because they have fewer seeds and firmer flesh than regular slicing tomatoes.
Variation
Slice 1 or 2 fully cooked Italian sausages, and cook with the garlic for a heartier meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 490
    • (Calories from Fat 65 ),
  • Total Fat 7 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 310 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 97 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6 g,
  • Protein 16 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 6 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.