Pasta With Fresh Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Starting with fresh tomatoes keeps the sodium levels low in this recipe. Recipe is from Family Circle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat 2 T of the olive oil in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  4. Add tomatoes, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and tomato paste to pan and turn heat to medium-high.
  5. Cook for about 10 minutes or until tomatoes have begun to lose their shape.
  6. Stir in remaining tablespoon olive oil and basil.
  7. Place pasta in large bowl and stir in sauce and Parmesan cheese.
  8. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Awesome, awesome. I didn't peel tomatoes but did seed them; used dried basil (a generous helping) and left out tomato paste as I didn't have any. I can't wait to make this again. It didn't make close to 8 servings though-- it was enough for two of us as the main course.

Limechiffon September 16, 2009

Wow, was this delicious! You can't specifically taste the balsamic and worcestershire (which is a good thing), but they impart a depth, along with a sweetness and spiciness. I used spaghetti, less oil and salt, and more basil. Served two as an entree. Great dish - I definitely recommend it!

Maito February 07, 2009

Smelling the sauce I was not sure I'd like it. But finally, all mixed together it's so good. I did the sauce mixed withCapelli D'Angelo. I didn't peel and seeded my tomatoes. I used roma tomatoes from my garden. I used more than 1 tbs of fresh basil. Thanks Lainey. Made for Newest Zaar Tag.

Boomette September 05, 2008

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