Pasta with Fresh Tomato & Basil

Makes four 1⅓ cup servings

A simple dish that can be varied according to your own taste. Just add lean turkey, chicken, or beans to create a high-protein meal.

Ingredients:
8 oz. dry pasta
2 ½ cups fresh ripe tomatoes, diced
¼ cup tomato juice
1 clove garlic, minced
½ tsp. salt
¼ cup fresh basil leaves
¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
¼ cup Udo’s Oil Blend
Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions:
1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Keep cooked pasta warm.
2. To make sauce: in a large pan, add tomatoes, juice, garlic, and salt. Cover and simmer until tomatoes are softened.
3. Remove from heat. Add basil and Udo’s Oil Blend; toss with warm pasta.
4. Season to taste. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.