Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Serve this pasta recipe as a light side dish, or add grilled chicken to serve as a complete meal.


Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Servings: 3
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 2   
    large tomatoes or 6 to 8 Roma tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
  • 1/4  cup 
    chopped green onions
  • 1   tablespoon 
    snipped fresh basil and/or oregano
  • 2   tablespoons 
    balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
  • 6   ounces 
    dried capellini (angel hair), linguine, or spaghetti
  • 2   tablespoons 
    grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  •  
    Fresh basil (optional)
Directions
1.
In medium bowl toss together the tomatoes, green onions, basil and/or oregano, vinegar, garlic, and pepper. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
2.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, except omit any salt or oil; drain.
3.
Add the hot pasta to the tomato mixture; toss to mix. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh basil. Makes 3 side-dish servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 114, Fat, total (g) 7, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 13, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (RE) 350, vit. C (mg) 76, sodium (mg) 141, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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