CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Farfalle with Simple Tomato SauceA tasty pasta and sauce needn’t take all day to make.
By: Herald Staff Report,
A tasty pasta and sauce needn’t take all day to make.
Farfalle with Simple Tomato Sauce
16-ounce box farfalle (butterfly) pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
1½ pints cherry tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs or 1 teaspoon dried
½ teaspoon coarse salt
Freshly ground pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese or cubed fresh mozzarella
Heat pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta; cook according to directions. Heat olive oil in skillet over high heat; add tomatoes. Cook, shaking pan, until tomatoes begin to brown. Add onion; cook, stirring, 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Lightly smash tomatoes with spoon. Add herbs, salt, pepper to taste; cook 1 minute. Drain pasta; stir into skillet with sauce. Sprinkle with cheese. Adjust seasoning. Serve.
Yield: Serves 4.
Approximate nutritonal analysis per serving: 312 calories, 8 grams fat, no cholesterol, 51 grams carbohydrates, 9 grams protein, 249 milligrams sodium, 5 grams fiber.
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