Hearty whole-wheat pasta, tomato, and crushed red pepper give this dish a hefty dose of fiber and flavor with little saturated fat. Tomatoes are good for your skin and can help prevent several types of cancer.

Lori Longbotham


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large deep saucepan over medium-high heat. Add tomatoes, oil, salt, and pepper flakes to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until very thick (about 20 minutes), whisking frequently to prevent sticking.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

  • Transfer pasta to serving bowls; top with tomato sauce, Parmesan, and basil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

298 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 8g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 3mg; sodium 257mg; calcium 98mg.