The simplicity of this healthy pasta recipe makes it good family fare. For a touch of heat, mild Anaheim chiles are augmented with crushed red pepper and garlic.

Marcus Samuelsson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2020


Recipe Summary

30 mins
1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine red and yellow tomatoes with salt in a large bowl. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes soften and release their juices, about 40 minutes.

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  • Dry the pot and add oil; heat over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the shallots soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes and their juice; bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the pasta, the fresh tomatoes, chiles, arugula, oregano, crushed red pepper and ground pepper. Cook, stirring, until hot, about 2 minutes. Serve topped with Parmesan, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

305 calories; protein 9.4g 19% DV; carbohydrates 52.5g 17% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 7.3g 29% DV; sugars 6.4g; fat 7.3g 11% DV; saturated fat 0.8g 4% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 774.5IU 16% DV; vitamin c 86mg 143% DV; folate 33.6mcg 8% DV; calcium 56.1mg 6% DV; iron 3.2mg 18% DV; magnesium 25mg 9% DV; potassium 657.9mg 18% DV; sodium 361.3mg 15% DV.