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Easy Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta

Easy Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta Recipe

Description

This is a great pasta that can be eaten at room temperature or as a cold salad. Instant, sophisticated meal or side dish! And colorful, too. Any type of twisty or unusually shaped pasta works well.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle pasta
  • 2 plum tomato (blank)s roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, gently toss the cooked pasta, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and basil. Season with salt and pepper.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Olive Oil, Tomato, and Basil Pasta

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 345.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 17 %
carbohydrates: 14 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
sugars:
fat: 23 %
saturated fat: 11 %
cholesterol:
vitamin a iu: 5 %
niacin equivalents: 34 %
vitamin b6: 6 %
vitamin c: 5 %
folate: 27 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 11 %
magnesium: 10 %
potassium: 3 %
sodium:
thiamin: 30 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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