Ideal for summer when tomatoes are ripe and basil is abundant, this meatless pasta dish flavored with garlic and Parmesan cheese is quick and easy.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
2 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
3 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
1/4 cup olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/3 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package; drain.
Meanwhile, mix tomatoes, basil, oil, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl. Add pasta and cheese; mix lightly.
Round Out The Meal
Serve with a whole-wheat roll and fresh fruit for dessert.
Substitute 1 tsp. dried basil leaves for sliced fresh basil.
Tomato & Basil Pasta Salad
Prepare as directed, except rinse pasta with cold water after cooking. Mix with remaining ingredients; cover. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. Stir lightly before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
5 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.