Easy to make and full of healthy goodness, this dish is sure to please your entire family. Pre-prep ingredients and allow time for flavors to meld. Prepare side salad while pasta is cooking and you can serve your meal in less than 30 minutes.
2 cups peeled, seeded and chopped tomato
2 Tbsp shredded fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp minced garlic
1-1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1-1/2 tsp olive oil
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
8 oz. Rigatoni (whole wheat) pasta, uncooked
1. Combine all first 10 ingredients in a large bowl.
2. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
3. Cook pasta.
4. Add tomato mixture and toss well.
5. Optional low-fat grated cheese.
6. Serve with a side salad.
Low in saturated fat, low in cholesterol and low in sodium and sugar. A health conscious dish that combines Vitamins C, A, K and E along with enough antioxidants to wage war on all of those cancer causing free radicals that we encounter every day.