Cherry Tomato and Basil Pasta

Cherry Tomato and Basil Pasta - Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendlySlimming Eats Recipes

Extra Easy – 1 HEa per serving

Green – 1 HEa per serving


Cherry Tomato and Basil Pasta
 
serves 2
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Ingredients
  • 400g of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • chicken stock
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • handful of basil, finely chopped
  • 160g of pasta, uncooked
  • 56g of parmesan (2xHEa’s)
  • spray oil
  • salt and black pepper, to season
Instructions
  1. Spray a deep frying pan over a medium high heat with some spray oil.
  2. Add the onion and fry until softened. Add the garlic and cherry tomatoes, season with a little salt and black pepper and fry for a approx. 5 mins.
  3. Add the tomato paste and a little chicken stock, just enough to create a sauce, you don't want it too dry or too liquidy. Simmer on a low heat for approx. 15-20 mins until tomatoes have completely softened.
  4. In the meantime, add the pasta to a saucepan of boiling hot water and cook until al dente (reserve some of the pasta cooking liquid)
  5. Stir in the chopped basil to the sauce and then add in then cooked pasta and stir to completely coat all the pasta.
  6. Sprinkle in the parmesan cheese and add a few tablespoons of the reserved pasta water and give a gentle stir.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!!

 

Cherry Tomato and Basil Pasta - Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information (using calorie count recipe analysis)

Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

per serving

Calories

465

Fat

8.7g

Saturated Fat

4.7g

Total Carbohydrate

74.2g

Dietary Fibre

5.7g

Sugars

9.1g

Protein

             23.1g

Cherry Tomato and Basil Pasta - Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly