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Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil

angel hair with tomato and basil Entree
Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Fresh basil leaves and organic tomatoes dress long thin pasta that's as delish as restaurant fare. ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3 tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped onion
1/4 tsp (1 mL) crushed red pepper flakes
1 can (14 oz/398 mL) plain or fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
8 oz (250 g) uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Add tomatoes, garlic and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; place in serving bowl. Pour tomato mixture over pasta; toss gently to coat. Add basil, cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; toss.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with: If you like, top with grilled or sautéed shrimp or chicken. Smaller portions are perfect as appetizers or sides.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6 servings
Calories
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11
Saturated Fat
3
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
5
Sodium
370
Dietary Fiber
3
Sugars
3
Protein
11
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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