Mayonnaise adds great tang and texture to this easy pasta recipe--who knew? Black garlic, which is fermented, offers a sweeter, more mellow flavor than fresh. Find it at well-stocked supermarkets or substitute cloves of roasted garlic.

Charlie Foster
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water, then drain.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes, garlic and black garlic. Cook, stirring, until the tomatoes start to soften, 2 to 4 minutes. Add peppers; cook, stirring, until tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in the pasta, pork and 1/2 cup cooking water. Cook, stirring gently, until coated, about 2 minutes, adding more cooking water as needed.

  • Remove from heat and stir in basil, mayonnaise, vinegar and salt. Toss to evenly coat.

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Nutrition Facts

506.3 calories; protein 22.7g 46% DV; carbohydrates 41.5g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 3.1g 12% DV; sugars 5.2g; fat 25.7g 40% DV; saturated fat 6.2g 31% DV; cholesterol 61.1mg 20% DV; vitamin a iu 1729.8IU 35% DV; vitamin c 27mg 45% DV; folate 18.3mcg 5% DV; calcium 60mg 6% DV; iron 3.2mg 18% DV; magnesium 55.3mg 20% DV; potassium 551.1mg 15% DV; sodium 466.5mg 19% DV.