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Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

A basic pasta recipe that's perfect for "doctoring up"
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 295 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounces whole-wheat penne pasta
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated

Instructions
 

Pasta

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  • Add penne pasta to the pot and cook 10 minutes until al dente. Drain.

Prep

  • Dice the tomatoes
  • Dice the red onion
  • Chop the fresh basil

Finish

  • In a small frying pan, saute the onion.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the tomatoes, Italian dressing, basil, red onion, and top with Parmesan cheese.

Notes

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Add additional vegetables such as green peppers or mushrooms. Sauté with the onions before adding.
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