Fettuccine with Fresh Tomato-Basil Sauce

4
Serves
379
Calories
15
Nutrients
8
Vitamins

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onions
1 large clove garlic , minced
3 pounds very ripe plum tomatoes (about 15 tomatoes)
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt , or to taste
12 ounces fettuccine
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Instructions

1. In a medium sized saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.

2. Add the tomatoes, bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring once in a while.

3. Add the basil, sugar, salt and pepper and simmer, uncovered, until the sauce thickens, about 15 minutes more. Adjust the salt and pepper.

4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the fettuccine and cook until it is al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain.

5. Return the pasta to the pot it was cooked in and toss it with the tomato-basil sauce. Divide the pasta among 4 serving bowls, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, garnish with fresh basil leaves, and serve immedieately.

Serving Size: 1 bowl with sauce

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 4

Calories
379
Protein
15 g
Total Carbohydrate
68 g
Dietary Fiber
7 g
Soluble Fiber
1 g
Insoluble Fiber
3 g
Sugar
14 g
Total Fat
8 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Percent Calories from Protein
14 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
67 %
Percent Calories from Fat
18 %

Vitamin A
232 IU
Biotin
15 mcg
Vitamin C
222 mg
Folate
61 mcg
Vitamin K
21 mcg
Calcium
117 mg
Iron
4 mg
Sodium
446 mg