Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Sauce

Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Sauce

A delicious meal with light, fresh Italian flavors.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

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

Heart-Friendly Recipe Low Sodium Recipe Diabetes-Friendly Recipe High-Calcium Recipe


  • 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


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.


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

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 310 cals
Kilojoules 1,298 kJ
Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 197 mg
Carbohydrates 48.0 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Total Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 12.0 g
Calcium 159.0 mg
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