Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta Pomodoro

World Cuisine European Italian

Easy and light pasta with tomatoes and garlic. Cooked chicken breast chunks or shrimp can also be added to sauce for a great main dish!

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 500
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 1 (16 ounce) package angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups roma (plum) tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can low-sodium chicken broth
  • crushed red pepper to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1   Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  • 2   Pour olive oil in a large deep skillet over high-heat. Saute onions and garlic until lightly browned. Reduce heat to medium-high and add tomatoes, vinegar and chicken broth; simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • 3   Stir in red pepper, black pepper, basil and cooked pasta, tossing thoroughly with sauce. Simmer for about 5 more minutes and serve topped with grated cheese.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.3g 28%
    Saturated Fat 3.0g  
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 350mg 14%
Potassium 485mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 69.7g 22%
Dietary Fiber 5.4g 21%
Protein 16.2g 32%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 842IU  
Vitamin C 13mg  
Calcium 78mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 7mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 15mg  
Folate 97mcg