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Mostaccioli Marinara with Fresh Basil

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Category: Italian, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 4 oz Mostaccioli; uncooked
  • 14 1/2 oz Tomatoes; canned
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 1/3 c Onion; diced
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Ground pepper; coarsely
  • -ground
  • 1/3 c Fresh parsley; chopped
  • 2 tb Fresh basil; thinly sliced
  • 2 tb Romano cheese; grated


Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain
and set aside. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add tomatoes.
Pulse 3 to 4 times or until almost smooth; set aside. Coat a mediu skillet
with cooking spray; add oil, and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add
onion and garlic; saut 3 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, sugar,
salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered 10
minutes. Stir in parsley and basil. Serve sauce over pasta; sprinkle with
Romano cheese.

NOTES : 322 calories per 1 cup pasta, 3/4 cup sauce, and 1 tablespoon of

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