Pasta Pomodoro


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!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package angel hair pasta

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ½ 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

  • ¼ 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

500 Calories
18g Fat
70g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 500
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 25%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 485mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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