8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

A trip to the garden or farmers' market for ripe red tomatoes and fresh basil will yield a pasta sauce that boasts a bounty of summertime flavors.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

Step 2

Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add garlic and onion; cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomato and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add cooked pasta to tomato mixture; cook, uncovered, until mixture is thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

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