Curly Pasta with Tomato Sauce

Curly Pasta with Tomato Sauce Author: Canadian Living Credits: Curly Pasta with Tomato Sauce

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 carrots finely diced
  • 1 celery stalk finely diced
  • 1/2 sweet green pepper finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (approx)
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 lb Scoobi-Do pasta or other curly pasta

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, carrot, celery, green pepper, Italian seasoning and salt for about 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.

Add tomatoes, vinegar and sugar; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in cheese and parsley. Transfer to food processor; purée until smooth. Pass through fine sieve if desired.

Meanwhile, in large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender but firm; drain well and return to pot. Add sauce and toss to coat. Serve with more cheese to sprinkle over top.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 970 mg
  • Protein 19 g
  • Calories 547.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 101 g

%RDI

  • Iron 51.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 117.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 17.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 40.0
  • Vitamin C 77.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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