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Tomato N' Cheese Pasta

Tomato N' Cheese Pasta

46 Ratings
46 Ratings
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Makes: 2 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Pasta and tomato sauce are topped with cheese and cooked in the oven.This recipe would double easily for dinner for a family of 4. Add a tossed salad for a hearty meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pasta, small whole grain (shell, penne, or ziti)
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, unsalted (14.5 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella, part-skim shredded
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
2. In a small saucepan, cook onion and garlic in oil until tender.
3. Stir in tomatoes, basil, oregano, sugar, and pepper.
4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes. Add pasta to sauce.
5. Transfer to a greased 1-quart baking dish. Top with cheeses.
6. Bake, uncovered at 375°F for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Source:

University of Wyoming, Cent$ible Nutrition Program, Cooking For Your or Two p.96

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 322
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Sodium 153 mg
Carbohydrates 47 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 239 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 516 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 322
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 9 mg
Carbohydrates 47 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 239 mg
Potassium 516 mg
Sodium 153 mg
Copper 389 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 72 mg
Phosphorus 256 mg
Selenium 37 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 41 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 22 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 30 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 33 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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