Fresh Tomato-Basil Pasta

35 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
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4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

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  • Cook pasta in large skillet as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain in colander; set aside.
  • Heat oil in same skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 min. Add pasta and cream cheese product; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and pasta mixture is heated through. Stir in tomatoes; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Remove from heat. Add basil; mix lightly. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Cooking Know-How

To prevent the pasta sauce from becoming diluted, thoroughly drain the cooked pasta before tossing it with the sauce.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a crisp green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Calorie-Wise Dressing.


  • 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Healthy Living

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Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Nutrition Bonus

This creamy pasta dish provides a very high source of fibre, per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
Calories 360
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 51g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 7g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 20 %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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  • Gabber01 |

    My daughter loves this one and often asks for it.

  • bonni |

    This is probably the fastest dinner I know of. Try adding crumbled bacon. I use leftover cream cheese in sandwiches.