Radiatore is a really fun pasta that kids love, but any medium-size pasta shape, such as rotini, penne or wagon wheel, also works great.
Penne with Spicy Sauce
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1 package (16 oz) whole wheat penne pasta
1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen' organic fire roasted whole peeled plum tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons olive or canola oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
V2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
2. Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, place tomatoes with juice. Cover and process until coarsely chopped; set aside.
3. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic, red pepper and parsley in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic just begins to turn golden. Stir in chopped tomatoes and tomato paste. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
4. Add pasta and % cup of the cheese to tomato mixture. Cook about 3 minutes, tossing gently, until pasta is evenly coated. Sprinkle with remaining % cup cheese.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
1 SERVING: Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 70): Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 2 5g: Trans Fat Og); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 600mg; Total Carbohydrate 59g (Dietary Fiber 7g; Sugars 5g); Protein 15g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 20%; Iron 20% Exchanges: 4 Starch. 1 Fat
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