Fragrant fresh basil, fresh mozarella and the sweet flavor of organic tomatoes set this pasta apart from others.
tablespoon olive oil
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained, cut up
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
cups uncooked rigatoni, penne or ziti pasta (8 oz)
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
cup pine nuts, toasted
In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in basil.
Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on box.
Stir pasta into sauce. Cook until thoroughly heated. Into large serving bowl, pour pasta and sauce. Gently stir in cheese and pine nuts.
Pine nuts are harvested from the pine cones of several varieties of pine trees. They add a nice crunch and delicate flavor to this dish.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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