Creamy Basil & Tomato Pasta

30 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

This delicious creamy pasta dish is extra special with the fresh basil flavour.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, cream cheese and dressing.
  • Drain pasta; return to pan. Add tomato mixture, basil and pine nuts; mix lightly. Cook on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted, stirring frequently.

Serving Suggestion

Enjoy this creamy pasta with a serving of your favourite steamed vegetable.

Special Extra

To dress up the pasta, stir in 1 lb. (450 g) cooked cleaned medium shrimp along with the cooked pasta, cream cheese and pine nuts.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 530mg
Carbohydrate 53g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 9g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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