Fresh-Tomato Pasta

Bring the fresh flavor of Italy to your table with this must-try pasta recipe. It takes only minutes to prepare and is far and away better than any jarred sauce.


4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 420
Fat 17 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 10 g
Polyfat 3 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrate 55 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 604 mg
Calcium 159 mg


1 (8-ounce) package penne
4 cups chopped seeded tomato
1/2 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper


1. Cook pasta according to package directions (omit salt and fat). Drain.

2. Combine pasta and remaining ingredients, tossing to coat.