Rating: 4 stars
80 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 38
  • 4 star values: 24
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

Ripe, summer tomatoes are juicy and delicious in this pasta dish, with no seeding or peeling necessary.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2009


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Recipe Summary

40 mins
4 servings (serving size: about 2 cups pasta mixture, 1 tablespoon cheese, and 1 tablespoon basil)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove casings from sausage. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage and onion to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring to crumble sausage. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in pasta, 2 tablespoons cheese, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and basil.

Nutrition Facts

389 calories; fat 10.7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 4.5g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 21.6g; carbohydrates 53.5g; fiber 4.5g; cholesterol 27mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 595mg; calcium 159mg.