Vegetarian: Pasta: Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Sauce

A delicious meal with light, fresh Italian flavors.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: August 06, 2009

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Extra Time: 20 mins (for marinating)

Ingredients:

    4 vine-ripened Italian tomatoes
    1 Tbsp sugar
    1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
    8 oz dry fettuccini
    2 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
    1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
    1 Tbsp olive or canola oil
    1 Tbsp capers, rinsed and drained
    2 Tbsp grated fresh parmesan cheese

Directions:

    Lay tomatoes in a dish and sprinkle with sugar and balsamic vinegar. Allow to marinate for 20 minutes.

    Cook pasta according to directions on packet. Combine tomato, basil, mozzarella, oil and capers in a bowl and mix well. Spoon over hot pasta and serve topped with grated parmesan.

Variations:

    Sugar can be replaced by 1 tablespoon of sugar substitute (adjusted recipe = 512 calories, 88g carbs, 4.3g sugars).

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:310 cals
Kilojoules:1,298 kJ
Fat:7.5 g
Carbohydrates:48.0 g
Protein:12.0 g
Cholesterol:11.0 mg
Sodium:197 mg
Saturated Fat:2.3 g
Fiber:2.7 g
Calcium:159.0 mg
Total Sugars:5.4 g

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