Super Quick Tomato Basil Cream Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Super Quick Tomato Basil Cream Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Super Quick Tomato Basil Cream Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by torrenikki

Makes 2 servings



Put a large pot of salted water on to boil. Core the tomato, then roughly chop it. Add it to your blender, seeds, skin and all. Add cashews, tomato paste, and water. Blend until very smooth. Add olive oil to a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute until golden, being careful not to burn. Once water is boiling, add pasta. Pour sauce from the blender into the saute pan and bring to a simmer. Add salt and let cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired add wine/water to thin out the sauce. Taste and season more if necessary. Let simmer until pasta is finished cooking. Once pasta is cooked, drain. Add pasta to the saute pan with black pepper and freshly chopped basil leaves. Toss to coat. Serve immediately, garnishing with more pepper and basil.

Recipe Ingredients for Super Quick Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

1 large tomato
1/2 cup Raw Cashews
1 tbs Tomato Paste
1/4 cup Water
2 tbs Olive Oil
2 cloves Garlic
6 ounces Whole Wheat Spaghetti
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black Pepper
5 fresh basil leaves

Recipe Directions for Super Quick Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

  1. Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

  2. Core the tomato, then roughly chop it. Add it to your blender, seeds, skin and all. Add cashews, tomato paste, and water. Blend until very smooth.

  3. Add olive oil to a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute until golden, being careful not to burn. Once water is boiling, add pasta. Pour sauce from the blender into the saute pan and bring to a simmer. Add salt and let cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. If desired add wine/water to thin out the sauce. Taste and season more if necessary. Let simmer until pasta is finished cooking. Once pasta is cooked, drain. Add pasta to the saute pan with black pepper and freshly chopped basil leaves. Toss to coat. Serve immediately, garnishing with more pepper and basil.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
452
Calories from Fat
271
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.1g
46%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1185mg
49%
Potassium
557mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
40.6g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
11.3g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 5% Iron 22%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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