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    Creamy Basil & Tomato Pasta

    Creamy Basil & Tomato Pasta. Photo by Lori Mama

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    Starrynews's Note:

    Two types of tomatoes, herbs, pasta, and chicken in a delicious, creamy sauce. It works nicely with low fat milk and cheeses (which are what we usually use). Fresh basil is good in here too, instead of dried. This dish was inspired by combining several different recipes. (Note - we don't like a lot of extra sauce- just enough to cover the pasta - so if you like a lot of sauce, you may want to make a little more).

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat teaspoon of oil over medium-high heat.
    2. 2
      Add onion and sauté until starting to brown.
    3. 3
      Add garlic and sun-dried tomatoes; sauté 3 more minutes.
    4. 4
      Add tomatoes, pepper, and other herbs. Stir well, reduce heat, cover and simmer about 20 minutes.
    5. 5
      Meanwhile, cook pasta according to directions.
    6. 6
      Add cream cheese, milk, and parmesan to tomato pot and melt over low heat until cheeses are incorporated.
    7. 7
      Add chicken and drained pasta, and mix until blended.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 30, 2009

      55

      Loved the flavours in this dish! I used fresh tomatoes diced, and would definitely recommend doing it this way. Next time I would make more sauce because the flavour was so wonderful I wanted more of it! Thanks for a lovely recipe!

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    • on August 20, 2014

      45

      We really enjoyed this pasta dish! It was nice and creamy, mild tasting and beautiful! Mine didn't have enough sauce for some reason, so I tossed in some more tomatoes towards the end. Thank you!! Made for the Culinary Quest for the International Agents of Quest - Italy. Ciao!

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    • on January 06, 2014

      55

      This is seriously yummy. I do agree, make more sauce! I used fresh basil, and I wish I would have used more sun dried tomatoes, but it really is delicious.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Basil & Tomato Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (205 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 381.0
     
    Calories from Fat 128
    33%
    Total Fat 14.2 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 6.7 g
    33%
    Cholesterol 72.2 mg
    24%
    Sodium 242.6 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.4 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 22.3 g
    44%

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