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Rigatoni With Tomatoes, Raisins, and Pine Nuts

Rigatoni With Tomatoes, Raisins, and Pine Nuts
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return the pasta to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, spread the pine nuts on a rimmed baking sheet. Toast, tossing occasionally, until golden, 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, raisins, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer until slightly thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in the capers.
  5. Toss the pasta with the tomato mixture and pine nuts before serving.
By October, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 474Calories From Fat 93
  • Protein 15g
  • Carbohydrate 83g
  • Sugar 17g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Fat 10g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Calcium 62mg
  • Iron 4mg
  • Sodium 657mg
  • Cholesterol 0mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Tomato sauce
This chunky sauce of garlic, raisins, and capers is also delicious spooned over crusty bread.

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