Healthy Eating: Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce |

Healthy Eating: Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Serve this fresh tomato dish with crusty bread to absorb the remaining sauce.

3 large tomatoes cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 clove garlic, minced

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon dried whole basil

1/2 teaspoon dried whole oregano

1/2 teaspoon dried whole rosemary

1/2 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup olive oil

Juice from 1 lemon

Pinch of cayenne pepper

8 ounce eggless spaghetti, uncooked

Parmesan cheese, grated

Place tomatoes in a bowl with all other ingredients (except pasta); mix well. Cook pasta and toss in bowl with sauce. Top with grated cheese and serve.

Hint: This pasta dish has a moderate temperature. If you prefer a warm side dish, heat pasta mixture before serving. Serves 4.

Adapted from “Simply Colorado — Nutritious Recipes for Busy People.” Colorado Dietetic Association.

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