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Light Southwestern Tomato Pasta

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quick and easy recipe with few ingredients. It is a light sauce for tomato lovers with flavorful spices and a nice southwestern taste."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 582 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cilantro, basil, sugar and oregano; mix well, then add olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  3. Combine sauce with pasta and toss to coat. Top with cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 582 calories; 21.9 g fat; 80.3 g carbohydrates; 17.2 g protein; 96 mg cholesterol; 65 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a tasty, fresh recipe. Changes: Use half the amount of pasta called for. 1 lb. is way too much. 1/2 lb. for 4 servings is perfect. I used whole wheat spaghetti and my family loved i...

Most helpful critical review

On the bland side and not particularly filling. Not too bad though. Makes for something really quick and easy.

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This is a tasty, fresh recipe. Changes: Use half the amount of pasta called for. 1 lb. is way too much. 1/2 lb. for 4 servings is perfect. I used whole wheat spaghetti and my family loved i...

I really liked this, It would be better for summer than winter, but we would suggest to cut down the amount of sugar by a little (it was a little sweet) use a very high quality extra virgin oil,...

This was good, but unfortunately, I didn't have fresh ingredients on hand. Therefore, the tomatoes were from a can, and the cilantro was dried. I would do this again but with fresh ingredients. ...

This is a tasty and different side dish. When I went to get my tomatoes I found out that I only had one smallish tomato so I used that and a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies that I had ...

On the bland side and not particularly filling. Not too bad though. Makes for something really quick and easy.

Great.

Ok, will not make again.

This was great, thank you!!

I splashed in some red wine vinegar when I added the olive oil to up the flavor. The cilantro added an interesting and yummy kick. This was a little different than my usual weeknight pasta dis...