Kid-friendly Tomato Sauce and Pasta Recipe

  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Ready In: 25 mins
  • Prep Time: 5-10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20-25 mins

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 232
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Sodium: 897mg
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 4g

Ingredients:

  1. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    4-5 cloves garlic, minced (not too small)
    ½ teaspoon red chili flakes
    25-28 oz. canned or jarred Italian tomatoes, preferably organic
    Dash of salt
    1 lb. of pasta
    1/3 cup fresh basil, Italian parsley, or a combo of the two, chopped
    Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

    1. Sauté garlic and chili flakes in the extra virgin olive oil. DO NOT let the garlic get brown.
    2. Add tomatoes and a pinch of salt, simmer for 15 minutes.
    3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
    4. Add pasta and cook until al dente.
    5. Drain pasta (DO NOT rinse) and toss with sauce. Add parsley and basil and finish with Parmesan cheese.

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