Linguine with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This simple idea is a classic favourite in any authentic Italian restaurant.

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Servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 12 oz (375 g) linguine
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 medium Ontario Onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves Ontario Garlic, minced
  • 6 medium Ontario Tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh basil or 2 tsp (10 ml) dried
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) pepper
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain well and stir in cheese and butter.

While linguine is cooking, heat oil in medium-size frying pan. Sauté onion and garlic over medium heat until tender. Stir in tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; heat through, about 3 minutes.

Spoon linguine onto serving plates and top with tomato sauce. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrients per serving

  • Protein: 16.0 grams
  • Fat: 14.0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 83.0 grams
  • Calories: 252