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Angel Hair with Tomatoes, Basil, and Garlic

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    1 lb. angel hair or capellini pasta, uncooked
•    2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
•    1 Tbsp. minced garlic
•    5 c. tomatoes, diced
•     1/2 tsp. basil
•    3/4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
•     5 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
•    Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste



Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Add tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes. Add hot pasta to skillet; toss well. Add chicken broth and stir. Toss with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.


Makes 6-8 servings.

Per Serving: about 369 calories, 7 grams (g) of fat, 63.5 g carbohydrate,  and 162 mg sodium

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