Creamy Tomato Sauce with Pasta

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A quick and easy pasta for a weeknight. Evaporated milk adds wonderful creaminess to the sauce, as well as making this a good source of calcium with 260 mg per serving.

Tags: Easy, 30 mins, Entrées, Lunches, Vegetables, Cheese, Pasta & Noodles, Fry, President's Choice Blue Menu, Low Fat, High Fibre, Vegetarian
Serves: 6
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 15  minutes
Total: 30  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) PC Blue Menu 100% Whole Grain Whole Wheat Rotini
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) no name Italian-Style Seasoning
1 can (796 mL) no name All Purpose Crushed Tomatoes
1 can (385 mL) no name 2% Evaporated Milk

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic and Italian-style seasoning for 5 minutes or until softened but not brown. Stir in tomatoes and juices and evaporated milk. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thickened.
  2. Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook rotini for 9 to 11 minutes or until tender but firm. Drain.
  3. Toss sauce with cooked pasta. Serve immediately.

 

Chef's Tips

Substitute PC Blue Menu Whole Wheat Spaghetti.

Nutritional Information

Per 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) serving
Calories 410 Cal
Fat 5 g
Sodium 440 mg
Carbohydrate 73 g
Fibre 12 g
Protein 17 g
Very High in Fibre