Angel Hair Pasta With Basil & Tomatoes

Angel Hair Pasta With Basil & Tomatoes

Fresh basil and garlic bring out the Italian flavors in this simple, low-sodium, quick-cooking dish.

15 min. prep time
3 servings
454 Ratings


4 ounces uncooked dried angel hair pasta (capellini), broken in half
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
6 medium Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.

Meanwhile, place garlic into 10-inch nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat 1 minute. Add tomatoes and basil. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until heated through (1 to 2 minutes).

Toss together hot pasta, tomato mixture and Light Butter with Canola Oil in large serving bowl. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.

Recipe Tip

Your favorite pasta can be substituted for angel hair pasta.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 200

Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 70mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #8526B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

We did cherry tomatoes instead of Roma and added sliced black olives. It was wonderful and my kids couldn't get enough!! So much better than their normal favorite of just pasta with butter.
My wife really liked this recipe, but I felt it was a little too
This was very appealing in looks, tasted wonderful and light, and was easy to make. Loved it and will definitely make again.
This dish was excellent. I added fresh corn taken off the comb; boiled the cobs in the water for the pasta. add some of this water to the mixture.

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