Farfalle with Fresh Tomato "Sauce"

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Serves:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes (about 2 pounds), peeles and seeded, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, cut into slender ribbons, plus whole leaaves for garnish

  • 3 tablespoons chopped red onion

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 pound farfalle (bow tie) pasta

Directions


Step 1

To make the "sauce": In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, onion, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Toss gently to mix.


Step 2


Fill a large pot 3/4 full with water and bring to a boil. Add the farfalle and cook until al dente (tender) about 10 to 12 minutes OR according to package directions. Drain pasta (there is no need to rinse).


Step 3


Divide to serve and top each serving with sauce and garnish with fresh basil leaf.

Enjoy!


Nutrition Information


(per serving)


Calories - 372

Carbohtydrates - 58 g

Total fat - 12 g

Saturated fat - 2 g

Monounsaturated fat - 8g

Cholesterol - 0 mg

Sodium - 463 mg

Fiber - 5 g

Protein - 10 g

Potassium - 662 mg

Calcium - 43 mg