Thursday, August 4, 2011

What I Love: Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil

Hey Guys!
Ooo La La, I wanted to share with recipe called "Angel Hair with Tomato and Basil" it's Spring/Summer fresh and perfect for those outdoor parties, yummy basil and delicious tomato's in this gorgeous pasta dish.
Don't you just want to eat it through your computer screen? haha..
Well here is the recipe below:

Fresh basil leaves and organic tomatoes dress long thin pasta that's as delish as restaurant fare.

Prep Time
20 Minutes
Total Time
20 Minutes
6 servings

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic plain or fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
8 oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Add tomatoes, garlic and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; place in serving bowl. Pour tomato mixture over pasta; toss gently to coat. Add basil, cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; toss.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each)

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?:
Shredded Parm provides some texture and a bigger flavor burst than grated Parmesan cheese, though either is tasty.
If you like, top with grilled or sautéed shrimp or chicken. Smaller portions are perfect as appetizers or sides.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 290(Calories from Fat 100),Total Fat 11g(Saturated Fat 3g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 5mg;Sodium 370mg;Total Carbohydrate 37g(Dietary Fiber 3g,Sugars 3g),Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 4.00%;Vitamin C 6.00%;Calcium 15.00%;Iron 15.00%;Exchanges:2 Starch;0 Fruit;0 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;1 1/2 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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