Pasta with Olive Sauce

Pasta with Olive Sauce

Love olives? Make a meatless pasta dish bursting with tomatoes and olives.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
cups uncooked penne pasta (about 12 oz)
1/2
cup pitted kalamata olives, quartered
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
can (28 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic whole peeled tomatoes with basil, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic tomato sauce
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, heat remaining ingredients except parsley to boiling over medium-high heat, breaking up tomatoes with a spoon. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. Drain pasta. Stir pasta and parsley into sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.
Makes 4 servings (2 cups each)
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Purchasing
You might like to purchase olives from a fresh olive bar found in larger supermarkets.
Substitution
If you can't find tomatoes with basil, you can use regular tomatoes. Add chopped fresh basil or dried basil leaves to make up the difference in flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 1030mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 86g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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:
    • 6;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.