Pasta Bow Ties with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Flecked with zucchini, basil and mushrooms, this quick dish highlights simple sunny flavours.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry-packed sun-dried tomato
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup sliced mushroom
  • hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can tomato
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 zucchinis chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 6 cups bow tie pasta

Method

In bowl, soak sun-dried tomatoes in 1/4 cup (50 mL) hot water until softened, 5 minutes; drain and chop, reserving liquid.

Meanwhile, in large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, mushrooms, salt and hot pepper flakes, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Pour in tomatoes, breaking up with spoon. Add tomato paste, sun-dried tomatoes and reserved soaking liquid; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add zucchini; cook until sauce is thickened, 5 minutes. Stir in basil.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Add sauce and toss to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1381 mg
  • Protein 19 g
  • Calories 584.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 107 g

%RDI

  • Iron 29.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 28.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 18.0
  • Vitamin C 58.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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