Fresh Tomato Pasta Video

Have a pasta party with this no-cook tomato sauce. Multigrain pasta and fresh tomato sauce make this a fast, easy and healthy pasta recipe. Pair it with a tossed green salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh tomatoes
  • 3 oz Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 3 oz arugula, washed and stemmed
  • 1 1/3 cups fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 lb whole grain or mixed grain penne pasta

Directions

  1. Bring 2 gallons of water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, chop tomatoes into 1/2-inch pieces and place them in a large serving bowl.
  3. With vegetable peeler, shave thick slices of cheese into serving bowl; grate the cheese that is too small to shave, leaving remaining cheese for garnish.
  4. Tear arugula and basil into small pieces. Add to the bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, except the pasta. Toss well.
  5. Cook pasta until al dente. Drain and immediately toss pasta with the sauce until well coated. Serve sprinkled with reserved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
290
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    8g
    12%
  • Saturated Fat
    3g
    15%
  • Cholesterol
    9mg
    3%
  • Sodium
    172mg
    7%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    16%
  • Dietary Fiber
    6g
    24%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    14g
    28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.