Pasta with havarti and basil

Total Time
1hr 44mins
Prep 14 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

A good meatless Italian "comfort food" meal served with salad and bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in skilled over medium high and add onion and garlic.
  2. Saute until onion is slightly browned.
  3. Mix in tomatoes, dried basil and crushed pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Break up tomatoes.
  6. Add broth and bring to a boil again.
  7. Reduce to simmer and cook until reduced to 6 cups, about one hour.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Preheat oven to 375.
  10. Cook pasta, per package directions and drain well.
  11. Toss pasta with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  12. Pour sauce over and mix well.
  13. Stir in havarti and transfer to a 13 x 9 baking dish.
  14. Sprinkle with parmesan and bake 30 minutes.
  15. When done, sprinkle with fresh basil.


Most Helpful

You said it! This is "comfort" food! I made this for a small luncheon group served with crisp green salad - oil & vinegar dressing and crisp Italian rolls.Havarti cheese comes in many types , I was not too sure which one you meant. I always have Havarti Tilsit at home but I thought that would be too powerful so I used Dutch Leerdammer and it was perfect Everyone loved it Thanks Vicki for a keeper

Bergy September 21, 2003

This was delicious! I wouldn't change a thing...I'm sure we'll be having this again & enjoying it just as much. Thanks very much!!!

newyorkjanie August 11, 2011

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