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Kalamata olives add flavor to the homemade tomato sauce in this vegetarian pasta meal. And it's ready in 20 minutes!

Source: Midwest Living

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat broiler. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, set aside.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

450 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 1mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 72g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 7g; protein 12g; vitamin a 1069IU; vitamin c 14.2mg; thiamin 0.8mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 5.7mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 189.5mcg; sodium 403mg; potassium 291mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 3.6mg.
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