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Linguine in Fresh Tomato Sauce with Garlic-Basil Toast
- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish
Kalamata olives add flavor to the homemade tomato sauce in this vegetarian pasta meal. And it's ready in 20 minutes!
cloves garlic, minced or 1 Tbsp. bottled minced garlic
English muffins, split
fresh basil, chopped
small tomatoes, halved
chicken broth or pasta water
halved, pitted kalamata olives (optional)
Grated Parmesan cheese; fresh basil (optional)
Heat broiler. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, set aside.
Meanwhile, in bowl combine 1 tablespoon of the oil and about one-third of the minced garlic; brush on cut sides of muffins. Place muffins on baking sheet. Broil, 3 to 4 inches from broiler, for 2 to 3 minutes, until golden. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the chopped basil; set aside.
In large saucepan heat remaining oil over medium-high. Add remaining garlic, basil, and the tomatoes. Cook 2 minutes; add broth and sugar. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, until tomatoes soften. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in pasta and olives; heat through. Sprinkle cheese and basil.
Serve toasted muffins with pasta. Top with Parmesan and basil. Makes 4 servings.
(Linguine in Fresh Tomato Sauce with Garlic-Basil Toast)
Servings Per Recipe 4, Potassium (mg) 291, cal. (kcal) 450, vit. A (IU) 1069, vit. C (mg) 14, pro. (g) 12, carb. (g) 72, Niacin (mg) 6, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 2, calcium (mg) 50, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 8, iron (mg) 4, sodium (mg) 403, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, Folate (µg) 189, sugar (g) 7