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Our six-ingredient garlicky pasta recipe shows how simplicity is a virtue. A few pantry staples and fresh, ripe tomatoes are all you need to make this 25-minute meal.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2004


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Recipe Summary

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


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add chopped tomatoes; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Add pasta, basil, cheese, salt, and pepper, tossing gently to combine.


Nutrition Facts

310 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 1.9g; mono fat 5.5g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 9.8g; carbohydrates 47.4g; fiber 3.6g; cholesterol 3mg; iron 2.8mg; sodium 677mg; calcium 81mg.