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.

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

1 1/2 cups
305 calories; protein 9.4g; carbohydrates 52.5g; dietary fiber 7.3g; sugars 6.4g; fat 7.3g; saturated fat 0.8g; vitamin a iu 774.5IU; vitamin c 86mg; folate 33.6mcg; calcium 56.1mg; iron 3.2mg; magnesium 25mg; potassium 657.9mg; sodium 361.3mg.