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penne pasta w/ tomato-red onion sauce

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

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

★★★★★ 2
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For penne pasta w/ tomato-red onion sauce

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

How To Make penne pasta w/ tomato-red onion sauce

  • 1
    Heat oil in lg pot over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring until softened, about 5 mins. Add garlic, cook, stirring constantly until fragrant.
  • 2
    Stir tomatoes, salt & pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until tomatoes start to get soft and sauce slightly thickens. Transfer sauce to bowl and keep warm.
  • 3
    Wash 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.

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