The Perfect Penne Pasta Dish to Try for Dinner

January 18, 2012 at 9:18 am Leave a comment

Ingredients
•½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
•2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
•1 tablespoon olive oil
•1 14 1/2-ounce can no-salt added Italian tomatoes and their juice
•8 ounces penne pasta
•2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
•3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
•freshly ground pepper

Directions
1.In a heavy non-stick skillet, cook the red pepper flakes and garlic in the olive oil over low heat until pepper flakes are fragrant and garlic is limp, but not browned.
2.Add the tomatoes, breaking them up with the back of a wooden spoon. Cook the sauce over medium-low heat until thickened.
3.Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente. Add a cup of cold water after you remove the pan from the heat and drain thoroughly.
4.Add the drained pasta to the sauce along with the parsley and Parmesan cheese.
5.Toss to coat evenly and serve at once.

Nutrition Information
Per serving (4 servings per recipe):

  • Calories: 284
  • Protein: 10g
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 103mg

(Recipe Adapted From Diabetic Lifestyle: www.DiabeticLifestyle.com)

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