Penne Pasta W/ Tomato-red Onion Sauce Recipe

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Penne pasta w/ tomato-red onion sauce

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

A delicious, healthy pasta dish. Calories: 314
Fat: 7 grams, 1 gram saturated
Carbs: 54 grams.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 small
red onion, finely chopped
1 tsp
minced garlic
1-1/4 lb
cherry tomatoes
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
8 oz
whole wheat penne pasta
4 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese, i used reduced-fat.
6
fresh,thinly sliced basil leaves

Step-By-Step

1Heat oil in lg pot over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring until softened, about 5 mins. Add garlic, cook, stirring constantly until fragrant.
2Stir tomatoes, salt & pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until tomatoes start to get soft and sauce slightly thickens. Transfer sauce to bowl and keep warm.
3Wash pot and cook pasta in pot. Drain. Return pasta to pot. Add sauce, 2 tbsp grated cheese and basil. Toss to combine. Serve sprinkled w/ remaining grated cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy