Summer Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Summer Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Summer Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by no0ne1330

Makes 4 servings



Pasta w/basil, tomatoes, and cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Cheese

2 pounds tomatoes, seeded and diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup cream sherry
12 ounces spaghetti
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups fontina cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Summer Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Cheese

  1. In a medium bowl, toss together tomatoes, garlic, basil, mint, salt and black pepper, hot pepper flakes, olive oil, and cream sherry.

  2. Let stand at room temperature for up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

  3. Cook the pasta In a large pot of boiling salted water until tender, but firm to the bite.

  4. Drain the pasta, and transfer to a large serving bowl.

  5. Drain 1/4 cup of the liquid from the tomato mixture, and toss with the pasta to coat.

  6. Add cheese, and toss until it begins to melt.

  7. Add the tomato mixture, and toss until mixed.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 428.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
806
Calories from Fat
448
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
49.8g
77%
Saturated Fat
16.6g
83%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
136mg
45%
Sodium
1095mg
46%
Potassium
785mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
58.3g
19%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 49% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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