Penne Pasta with Tomatoes and Peas

Penne Pasta with Tomatoes and Peas is quick, light and super simple.  This dish is a winner at any meal!

Penne Pasta with Tomatoes and Peas
Penne Pasta with Tomatoes and Peas

Penne Pasta with Tomatoes and Peas

 

⅔ cup uncooked penne pasta (2 oz)

¼ cup frozen peas

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 ½ tsp minced garlic (1½ clove)

¾ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

⅛ tsp black pepper

⅛ tsp salt

¾ tsp dried basil

½ tsp dried parsley

1 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese

 

Cook pasta according to package directions. Add peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain.

Add oil to saute pan and heat over medium-low heat. Add garlic and saute for 4 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Add tomatoes and cook for 1 minute. Add pasta, salt and pepper to pan, cook for 3 minutes until heated through. Toss with basil and parsley, sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

1 serving, 381 calories