Pasta Roma Recipe Video

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Recipe Story

Summer is coming to a close but we have the abundant fruits of the harvest to console us through the waning days of warmth and sunlight. That means more cucumbers, melons, peaches and my personal favorite, tomatoes! Loaded in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to lower the incidence of certain cancers, particularly prostate and lung cancer. In addition the antioxidants in tomatoes can protect your heart from heart disease! In today's video I will show you how to make an easy and quick tomato pasta dish that the whole family will enjoy! All you need are tomatoes, garlic some basil and a bit of olive oil and you're set. If you are looking for a quick dinner idea or a pasta salad to whip up and take to work for lunch, then you'll definitely want to check out this week's video to see how easy it is to eat delicious and healthy food that takes minutes to make~ And then I want to hear from YOU! What is YOUR favorite tomato recipe? What do you do with the abundance of tomatoes at the end of the season? Do you can them? Roast them? Make gazpacho? And once you make this recipe, I definitely want to hear your feedback so leave a comment below! Enjoy this simple recipe and have an amazing Monday and a great week!

Ingredients

 Rice pasta1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
 Plum tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Fresh basil1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Fresh oregano1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Garlic clove1 Teaspoon, minced
 Olive oil1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon (use as per taste)
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon (use as per taste)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 337 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.8%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1002.1 mg41.8%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Cook store bought(if any) rice pasta as per instructions on the pack. Normally it takes about 2-5 minutes.
2. Toss tomatoes, herbs garlic, oil, salt and pepper to taste.
3. Add warmed cooked pasta to it and toss together.

SERVING
4. Serve with garnish of fresh basil leaves.
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