Margherita Pasta
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Margherita Pasta

All the flavors of margherita pizza are made into an irresistible pasta dish.

The Story Behind the Recipe
4
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) uncooked dried penne pasta

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

2 medium (2 cups) tomatoes, coarsely chopped

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to saucepan. Keep warm.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds or until softened. Add tomatoes and basil; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Add pasta and Parmesan cheese, stir until combined. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

310Calories
14Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
36Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
11Protein (g)

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  April 11, 2017

I saw this recipe through an ad or commercial with Ree Drummond, whose recipes I like a lot. We LOVE this recipe as is and my 7 year old asks for it all the time! I recommend having everything cut and ready to go before you start. So easy and yummy! I calculated and when dividing the sauce into 4 portions, in Weight Watchers, with the pasta, it is a 13 point meal. So not too bad for all that butter. THANKS!

— says Amy
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  January 31, 2017

Quick, easy and delicious. My 7 year old requested it 2 weeks in a row!

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