Fresh Tomato Pasta Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

    • Calories: 290
    • Fat: 8g
    • Saturated Fat: 3g
    • Cholesterol: 9mg
    • Sodium: 172mg
    • Carbohydrates: 47g
    • Fiber: 6g
    • Protein: 14g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Fresh Tomato Pasta Recipe Video

Heart Healthy Recipe

Have a pasta party with this no-cook tomato sauce. Multigrain pasta and fresh tomato sauce make this a fast, easy and healthy pasta recipe. Pair it with a tossed green salad for a complete meal.


    • 1 lb fresh tomatoes, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 3 oz arugula, washed and stemmed
    • 1 1/3 cups fresh basil
    • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 3 oz Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
    • 1 lb whole grain or mixed grain penne pasta
    • Black pepper to taste


    • In a large pot, bring 2 gallons of water to a boil.
    • In a large serving bowl, add tomatoes. Tear arugula and basil into small pieces. Add to the bowl. Add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and garlic.
    • With a vegetable peeler, shave thick slices of cheese and add to serving bowl. Grate the cheese that is too small to shave and reserve for garnish. Toss well.
    • Cook pasta in the boiling water until al dente. Drain and immediately toss pasta with the tomato mixture until well coated. Serve sprinkled with reserved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and black pepper.
Yield: 8 servings

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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