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Basil Spaghetti With Cheesy Broiled Tomatoes

Basil Spaghetti With Cheesy Broiled Tomatoes
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  1. Heat broiler. Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, arrange the tomato slices in a single layer on a lightly oiled rimmed baking sheet. Season with ¼ teaspoon each salt and black pepper. Dividing evenly, sprinkle the slices with the mozzarella and Parmesan. Broil until the cheese is bubbly and golden, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. In a small saucepan, warm the oil with the garlic and red pepper over medium heat until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic oil, basil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper to the pasta and toss to combine. Serve topped with the tomatoes, additional basil, and shaved Parmesan.
By June, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 663
  • Fat 29g
  • Sat Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 850mg
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 72g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 431mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

For a Mediterranean take on this recipe, substitute crumbled Feta for the mozzarella and toss ½ cup halved pitted olives in with the spaghetti.

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