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Penne with Chunky Tomato Sauce

Yield 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings.

Ingredients

  • Olive oil-flavored vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound penne (short tubular pasta), uncooked
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 337
  • caloriesfromfat 7 %
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 12.1 g
  • carbohydrate 65.9 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 164 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; saute until tender. Add tomato and tomato sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt and pepper.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Place pasta in a serving bowl; add tomato mixture; toss lightly. Sprinkle with sliced basil and cheese. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately.

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