½ pound whole wheat pasta
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 medium chopped onion
4 chopped garlic cloves
1 medium chopped red bell pepper
6 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

6, 1 cup servings.

  1. Cook pasta according to package.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Score each of the cherry tomatoes with a small X. Toss the tomatoes with 1 tablespoon olive oil and roast in oven for 10-15 minutes, until they burst.
  4. Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons olive oil for 5 minutes.
  5. Add garlic and red bell peppers. Sauté for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Add fresh and dried herbs, salt and oven roasted cherry tomatoes.
  7. Toss with drained pasta

Nutritional Analysis: 
230 calories
8 g fat
1 g saturated fat
0 mg cholesterol
210 mg sodium
35 g carbohydrate
5 g fiber
5 g sugar
6 g protein

Herbed Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

June, 2012

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