Perfect Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce
Perfect Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce
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    This recipe's quickness depends on getting all the sauce ingredients and cooking equipment ready before you start cooking. Then, when the water's boiling, start the pasta, and saute the sauce at the same time.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 pounds baby pear tomatoes (or cherry or vine-ripened tomatoes), or one 28-ounce can Italian plum tomatoes
    • 8 ounces thin, best-quality spaghetti
    • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, cut into 1/8-inch-thick pieces
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
    • 1/4 cup fresh basil or parsley leaves, loosely packed and torn
    • Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, optional

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 157 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 22.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 154 mg 6.41%
    • Calcium: 17 mg 1.73%
    • Potassium: 405 mg 11.58%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.28%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 29.27%
    • Vitamin C 38.95%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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