Linguine with Tomato-Mint Sauce

Linguine with Tomato-Mint Sauce

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A touch of lemon juice and fresh mint livens up jarred marinara sauce in this quick and healthy pasta dish.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 pound whole-wheat linguine
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


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  1. Cook linguine in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and lemon juice and cook for 1 minute more. Add marinara sauce, bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and mint. Season with salt and pepper. Drain the pasta and serve topped with sauce.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 337 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 11 g fiber; 66 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; 61 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,230 IU vitamin A; 20 mg vitamin C; 69 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 404 mg sodium; 556 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (33% daily value), Vitamin A (25% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 3½ starch, ½ other carbohydrate

Reviews 1

January 04, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
I added red pepper flakes and 1/2 c of Sherry.
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