Penne Pasta With Tomatoes Recipe


Cooking Time6 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
Main Ingredient


 Ripe plum tomatoes5 , seeded and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
 Basil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Ripe olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), halved
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Olive oil1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Balsamic vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Penne pasta6 Ounce (Short Tubular Pasta, Uncooked)
 Feta cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), crumbled

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1121 Calories from Fat 340

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g59.1%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g46.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.4 mg

Sodium 2313.7 mg96.4%

Total Carbohydrates 156 g51.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.2%

Sugars 23.8 g

Protein 32 g64.4%

Vitamin A 89.2% Vitamin C 76.8%

Calcium 63.4% Iron 31.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl; toss well.
Cover and let stand 15 minutes.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain well.
Add pasta to tomato mixture; toss gently.
Transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with feta cheese.